LEO Matters Blog
AFT Michigan Local 6244, AFL-CIO
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
The other day some of us bargained while others occupied the Provost’s office. (Shoutouts to Tony Hessenthaler and Cindee Giffin for eloquently stating our case on local TV.) In Dearborn, lecturers disrupted the groundbreaking ceremony for the ELB. (Admin claims they can’t spare another cent for Dearborn or Flint, but somehow we can spend $90 … Continue reading Keep the Pressure On