LEO Matters Blog
AFT Michigan Local 6244, AFL-CIO
Did you see what happened in the Record on Monday, May 7th? The U is stepping up their attempts to paint us as greedy and ungrateful, only now to the entire University community and broader public. Rick Fitzgerald, University spokesperson on bargaining, contributed a piece about bargaining from admin’s position, in which he linked to … Continue reading Admin Has it a Little Twisted
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel continues to deny living wages and equitable compensation to Lecturers, the non-tenure track faculty at the University of Michigan who generate $462 million in tuition revenue each year. Most egregiously, Schlissel is determined to direct far fewer resources to Lecturers on UM Dearborn and Flint campuses. Contact him RIGHT … Continue reading #SOS #ShameOnSchlissel – ACTION NOW!
by Alicia Schaeffer, Dearborn Lecturers and allies protested the University of Michigan-Dearborn ELB groundbreaking to tell the administration that its priorities are hurting the faculty who teach the majority of classes on campus as well as students. During contract negotiations, management has told LEO that UM-Dearborn doesn’t have the money to pay for higher salaries … Continue reading No Money for Lecs in Dearborn, but $90 Million for a Building