September 19, 2012

Howard Bunsis Speech to the Board of Regents 9/18/12

   We at the AAUP come before you today filled with the excitement of a new semester, and most importantly, with the satisfaction that we have a labor agreement that the faculty is very pleased with.

August 29, 2012

Summary of Tentative Agreements

Attached you will find a Summary of Tentative Agreements
August 21, 2012

Tentative Agreement Powerpoint from today’s information session

Attached you will find the Powerpoint presentation given at today’s informational session.
August 20, 2012

Press Release: Eastern Michigan Faculty Union Reaches Tentative Agreement with EMU Administration

Ypsilanti, Mich., August 17, 2012 – The EMU-AAUP (the Eastern Michigan Chapter of the American Association of University Professors) has reached a tentative agreement with the university’s administration on a new three-year contract. The EMU-AAUP is the bargaining agent for the full-time tenure track faculty at Eastern Michigan University. The existing contact expires at the end of the month, and the new contract will run through August 31, 2015.

The contract includes raises of 2% per year for each year of the contract, as well as changes in health care payments.  The contract also includes additional support and incentives for faculty research.

August 20, 2012

We Have Reached a Tentative Contract Agreement With EMU

Dear EMU Faculty:


We have reached a tentative agreement with the university on a new contract.  This is a monumental event.  We have never before finished contract negotiations before August 31st; this is also the first time this has been accomplished with out a lot of angst between the negotiating teams Below are some of the highlights:


August 1, 2012

Petition to preserve tenure at Wayne State University

 Click here to sign the petition to preserve tenure at Wayne State University.
July 12, 2012

EMU-AAUP Faculty Union Statement on Reprimand of President Martin

July 11, 2012

EMU AAUP Statement on Reprimand of President Martin

July 11, 2012

Clerical Union Rejects University Proposal

The Clerical Union voted down the University Contract offer yesterday. Out of 187 votes, 182 (97.3%) voted no, while 5 (2.7%) voted yes. Thanks to everyone […]
July 7, 2012

Howard Bunsis’ Analysis of University healthcare proposal to UAW 1975

Click Here to view the analysis Howard Bunsis presented to UAW 1975 of the Universities healthcare proposal.
June 20, 2012

UAW Local 1975 Rally

Thank you to all who came out to yesterday’s rally for the Clerical Union.  We had a good turnout, in spite of the heat.  The following […]