The Monroe County Community College Board of Trustees Monday night approved a new contract with its 65 full-time faculty that runs through Aug. 23, 2016.
Republicans — over Democrats’ objections that education funding is too low — are on board with Gov. Rick Snyder’s overall 2 percent increase in state aid to K-12 schools, universities and community colleges. They have different ideas on how to spend it, though.
Wayne State University’s president urged lawmakers not to limit the school’s state aid in retaliation for approving an eight-year contract just before the contentious right-to-work law goes into effect.
Just weeks before the state’s new right-to-work law is set to take effect, the Warren Consolidated Board of Education unanimously approved an extended labor contract for its employees.
Michigan public universities and K-12 districts that consider signing unusually long new contracts before the contentious right-to-work law goes into effect March 28 may have to think twice.
Wayne State University and its faculty and academic staff union, the American Association of University Professors-American Federation of Teachers (AAUP-AFT) Local 6075, announced Tuesday that they have tentatively agreed to an 8-year contract.