June 8, 2023
University, GEO settle unfair labor practice complaints
U-M and the Graduate Employees’ Organization have reached an agreement to settle several unfair labor practice complaints filed as part of ongoing contract negotiations between the parties.
June 7, 2023
Skilled Trades Union members ratify new four-year contract
Members of the U-M Skilled Trades Union have ratified a new four-year contract with the university that provides annual wage increases, bonuses and additional short-term sick time.
June 5, 2023
MHealthy seeks champions of workplace health, well-being
Any active, benefits-eligible employee can apply to become an MHealthy Champion for their department, unit or area, supporting a culture of well-being and connection among their co-workers.
May 17, 2023
University requests state fact finder in GEO contract dispute
U-M has petitioned the Michigan Employment Relations Commission to initiate the fact-finding process in an effort to resolve its ongoing contractual dispute with the Graduate Employees’ Organization.
May 15, 2023
University presents GEO with comprehensive contract offer
U-M’s negotiating team has delivered to the Graduate Employees’ Organization a comprehensive package in response to all outstanding issues. The package includes an increased compensation offer.
May 9, 2023
Some grades still missing, but ‘overwhelming majority’ turned in
Amid concerns about end-of-semester grade reporting due to striking graduate student instructors, an “overwhelming majority” of grades for U-M’s winter term have been submitted.
May 1, 2023
Police panel election for union staff member open through May 14
The election for the union staff representative to serve on the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee is underway and continues through May 14.
May 1, 2023
Connection, support emphasized for Mental Health Awareness Month
During Mental Health Awareness Month this May, experts in health and well-being at U-M invite colleagues to come together and find moments to support one another.
April 22, 2023
Court order formalizes agreement for GEO to submit grades
U-M and the Graduate Employees’ Organization have agreed the union will advise graduate student instructors to turn in all grades that were recorded — and ungraded assignments submitted — before the union went on strike.
April 22, 2023
U-M outlines its position on several topics in GEO talks
The university has informed the Graduate Employees’ Organization that it has bargained as far as it can on many issues, largely because GEO has made little or no substantive movement over the course of bargaining since November 2022.