Northwestern Michigan College Green Lights New Faculty Contracts
As expected, Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City voted unanimously to approve a new, nearly three year contract for faculty.
The 34-month collective bargaining agreement with the N.M.C. Faculty Association and the Michigan Education Association follows a nearly unanimous vote to move forward last week.
Negotiators worked through a marathon ten hour session with a state mediator early in October to resolve all of the outstanding issues.
The new agreement features a tiered system of gradual pay increases and a clearly defined evaluation process for workers.
Work has been ongoing now since last year, when contracts expired in December.