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  • Employee Services Program (ESP)

    Effective March 12, 2017, pursuant to Executive Order 2016-22, the Employee Services Program (ESP) has transferred to the Michigan Civil Service Commission, and is now part of the Employee Benefits Division. The ESP web site can now be found under the Employee Benefits Division web site, or directly, at michigan.gov/esp.

  • New Collective Bargaining Agreements Approved

     On December 12, 2018 the Civil Service Commission approved new agreements for employees represented by the UAW, MCO, SEIU 517M S&E Unit, HSS Unit and Technical Unit, MSEA and AFSCME Council 25. Non-economic provisions of the agreements took effect January 1, 2019 and will expire December 31, 2021.

    Wage and group insurance provisions are effective in October 2019 through September 30, 2020. Effective October 1, 2019, eligible employees covered by these agreements receive a 2% base wage increase, and a 2% one-time lump sum payment. There will be no plan design changes for the State Health Plan PPO, the Dental Plan or the Vision Plan for FY20.

    No later than May 1, 2019 either party may request to open negotiations for wages and group insurances for FY21 and FY22.

OSE Mission
  • We are committed...

    On behalf of the Governor, the Office of the State Employer directs and develops statewide labor relations policy to foster fair and equitable treatment of all State of Michigan employees, negotiates and administers collective bargaining agreements, provides guidance and training, and delivers programs that cultivate employee success.

OSE Professional Development Funds
  • Professional Development Fund

    The Professional Development Fund (PDF) was established in 1991 to provide an opportunity for nonexclusively represented employees to obtain partial reimbursement for education or training that is not available through state-offered training or department funding sources. The program is funded in accordance with the coordinated compensation plan approved by the Civil Service Commission.