Michigan Lecturers Seek To Unionize

A NON-TENURE TRACK group at the University of Michigan has filed a petition with the Michigan Employment Relations Commission, seeking to hold a collective bargaining election. The Lecturers’ Employee Organization (LEO), affiliated with the Michigan Federation of Teachers & School Related Personnel/AFT, wants to represent 1,300 full- and part-time nontenure-track faculty who teach at the three University of Michigan campuses in Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint. The lecturers teach nearly half of all undergraduate courses at the university, LEO officials estimate. The part-time and full-time temporary faculty work on a semester-to-semester basis and receive pay that is a fraction of […]
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