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LEO Election Notice

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According to the LEO constitution, the Union is to hold elections for officers every two years. The date of the next election is September 30, 2016.

Offices up for election are President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. The duties of each office are articulated in Article XII of LEO’s constitution, which can be found at http://www.leounion.org/index.php/leo-constitution/359-article-xii-duties-of-officers. Any LEO member in good standing is invited to run.

Ann Arbor Collegiate Lecturers announced

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Congratulations to the 2015 Collegiate Lecturers for the Ann Arbor campus. They are

Jim Burnstein, Screen Arts and Cultures, LSA

Mark Brehob, Lecturer IV, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Engineering

Louis Cicciarelli, Lecturer II, SCW, LSA

Introducing LEO

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Lecturers' Employee Organization
Local 6244 AFT Michigan, AFL-CIO

LEO was formed in 2002-2003 to promote the work-place interests and well-being of non tenure-track faculty at The University of Michigan. The local is run by its members, and seeks both to enhance their professional status and their contributions to quality public higher-education at Michigan and beyond.

The local represents approximately 1,500 lecturers on the University's three campuses (Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint), and is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers, AFT Michigan, and the AFL-CIO.

LEO members ratified their first collective bargaining agreement in 2004 and their latest in 2013.  As a result of their united efforts, LEO lecturers have made significant gains in salary, job security and professional recognition. They have also formed a new and vital community of educators across the three campuses. 

Are you a UM lecturer in Ann Arbor, Dearborn or Flint who has not yet joined LEO? Consider joining today!

Read more about who we are.

Web Site Registration

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Are you a LEO member? Register to leave comments and view members-only content!

Creating an account is easy! Simply send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In your email, indicate that you are a LEO member seeking a username and password for the web site. Please include your university department and campus. 

Join LEO Today!

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If you're ready to join LEO, get the authorization form, print it, and follow the directions to complete it and send it in today.

If you aren't ready yet, read on!

LEO was founded in 2003 and has successfully concluded two Collective Bargaining Agreements with the University (the most recent in 2007). Gains include improved job security, annual wage increases, promotional raises, expanded benefits, and an excellent grievance procedure, all to benefit the University's non tenure-track faculty in Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint.

Before LEO, only a minority of lecturers received annual pay increases. Now every lecturer does.

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