Labor Relations

As authorized by the Ferris State University Board of Trustees, the Labor Relations Office directs the University's collective bargaining activities pursuant to Michigan's Public Employment Relations Act (PERA). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: negotiation of agreements with recognized bargaining units, addressing grievances and employee complaints, providing guidance regarding contract interpretation and dealing with employees issues, training employees on employment-related issues, and promoting labor/management cooperation in the workplace.

Collective Bargaining Agreements

Clerical-Technical Association (MEA-NEA)

Custodial, Maintenance, Dining, Skilled Trades (AFSCME Local 1609)

Ferris Faculty Association (MEA-NEA)

Ferris Nontenure-Track Faculty Organization (AFT)

Kendall Faculty Association (MEA-NEA)

Public Safety Officers (Police Officers Labor Council) 

Public Safety Supervisors (Police Officers Labor Council) 

Registered Nurses (Teamsters Local 214)

Bargaining Unit Representatives

Corrective Action Guidelines - Please contact Labor Relations (591-3894) or Human Resources (591-2150) for assistance using the Corrective Action Guidelines.