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The Michigan Daily
Vol. XC, No. 41-S Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, July 18, 1980 Ten Cents Sixteen Pages
Reagan, Bush set sail
Nominee

vows to
'trust the
people
From staff and wire reports
DklTROIT-Ronald Reagan em-
barked on his campaign as Republican
presidential nominee last night, vowing
to end President Carter's brand of
"trust me government" and supplant
it with one that puts trust in the people.
He said Carter and the Democrats
have brought "unprecedented
calamity" upon America.
REAGAN TOOK-THE final cheers of
the 32nd Republican National Conven-
tion with George Bush, his No. 2 man, at
his side, the old rivals emphasizing new
harmony in the cause of November vic-
tory.
"The time is now, my fellow
Americans, to recapture our destiny, to
take it into our own hands ..," Reagan
said. "I ask you tonight to volunteer
your help in this cause so we can carry
our message throughout the land."
With a roll call vote that was only a
formality, the convention dutifully
ratified Reagan's choice of Bush to run
for vice president.
IT WAS A closing convention night of
cheering and horn-blowing amid the
Reagan-Bush placards that sprouted
across the crowded arena floor.
Reagan and his running mate both
said their ticket won't suffer for the fact
that Reagan tried and failed to install
Gerald Ford as his vice presidential
nominee.
The fall campaign beckoned.
President Carter phoned Reagan early
yesterday to congratulate him and to
See REAGAN, Page 6
Daily reporters Alan Fanger and
Maureen Fleming filed reports for
this story.
MORE CONVENTION
COVERAGE INSIDE
" Ford asked for too much - Page
3
" "Conservative" conservatives
- Page 3
" Detroit eateries -Page 5
" Anderson gets boost - Page 6
" Delegates like Bush - Page 12

.REPUBLICAN VICE PRESIDENTIAL nominee George Bush and presidential candidate Ronald Reagan field questions
from reporters during a news conference yesterday morning in Detroit.
Judge rules in favor

By NICK KA
The Graduate Employees
major victory Monday over
ministrative law judge ruled gr
teaching duties must be rec(
giving them bargaining rights.
Judge Shlomo Sperka of
Relations Commission (MER
ruling, ending a hearing that t
complete.
In the one part of the ru
position, research assistants
recognized as employees.
BOTH THE GEO and the B
from the time of the ruling to ap
not an appeal is made, it then
board of MERC, which will rule
takes with the ruling.
If the three-member come
the University and GEO would

bargainingrht
TSARELAS Public Employees Relations Act, and the University would
be required to recognize the GEO.
Organization (GEO) won a According to GEO President Dave Kadlecek, the ruling,
the University as an ad- means that teaching assistants will now be given input into
ognized as employees, thus establishing wage levels, deciding upon the nature of work
they perform, and deterpining class size.
THE ATTORNEY representing GEO, Mark Cousens,
the Michigan Employment was very happy about the ruling.
C) handed down a 30-page "I'm overjoyed," said Cousens. "This proves that the
took more than two years to University of Michigan can't win the big ones."
But University officials were cautious about making any
ling favoring the University appraisals of the ruling. President Harold Shapiro, asked if
are excluded from being the University would appeal the ruling, said "We are going to
took at the option, and see what it says, and then make a
oard of Regents have 20 days d University labor attorney William Lemmer affirmed
peal the decision. Whether or that no decision has been reached, but said of Sperka's
goes before a three-member opinion concerning research assistants, "He's correct. He
on any exceptions either'side just didn't go far enough."
ntssion approves the ruling, "We view this as a major victory," stated GEO vice-
be required to adheretithe president Jim Maffie. "It's long, long overdue."

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