Eastern Michigan University and union representing food service and maintenance workers agree on contract extension

YPSILANTI –  Eastern Michigan University and AFSCME Local 3866, the union representing University food service and maintenance workers, have reached agreement to extend their current agreement through June 30, 2023. The EMU Board of Regents approved the agreement at its regular meeting on June 16, 2022.

The agreement covers approximately 175 employees. Significant provisions include:

  • A 2.5% wage increase for all members on active payroll as of June 30, 2022, to be effective July 1, 2022.
  • The health care benefit program remains unchanged, with employee contribution amounts increasing consistent with prior years.
  • All other provisions of the existing agreement carry forward unchanged.

About Eastern Michigan University
Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 15,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and its graduate school. National publications regularly recognize EMU for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website. To stay up-to-date on University news, activities and announcements, visit EMU Today.

June 16, 2022

Written by:
Walter Kraft

Melissa Thrasher