The Office of Academic Labor Relations provides advice to WMU’s senior leadership in the areas of academic collective bargaining issues and conflict resolution, and assists in the implementation of the collective bargaining agreements for the WMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, the Professional Instructors Organization, and the Teaching Assistants Union.

In addition, the Office of Academic Labor Relations organizes negotiation efforts with the academic faculty unions, and provides pertinent information and guidance to chairs, deans, the provost, president, and other University administrators, managers and supervisors in contract interpretation and other administrative matters.

Reporting hotline

The Western Reporting Hotline is a third-party, offsite resource for anonymously reporting employee violations of ethical, contractual, legal, and administrative policy, rules and procedures.

Western reporting hotline