Graduate Employees Union at Michigan State University

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The Graduate Employees Union at Michigan State University filed for union recognition on February 2, 2001 with the Michigan Employment Relations Committee. On March 22, 2001 the GEU-MSU held its first general membership meeting and by the following month on April 20th the union had won the collective bargaining election 662 to 192. In September 2001 the union and administration began contract talks. By the beginning of winter semester information pickets were a daily occurrence on campus. In March 2002 the membership of GEU-MSU voted to strike and the union did on April 25, 2002. The following day the administration agreed on a contract. This collection contains information about the organizing campaign of graduate students at Michigan State University.

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