All posts by: David Dobbie

Please join us for a national day of action in Detroit on Saturday, Feb 24! WHO: A growing list of partners including: American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees Council 25 AFT Michigan Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation Jobs with...
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David Hecker’s column in the Oakland Press calls out Bill Schuette for trying to rewrite history: “Following the Supreme Court’s ruling, Schuette’s communications director immediately tried to spin the case to make the attorney general look innocent in dragging out...
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Trade unionists from across Michigan gathered at UAW Region 1 in Warren on Wednesday, January 24 for the MI AFL-CIO Legislative Convention. Among other highlights, Taylor Federation of Teachers president Linda Moore proposed a successful amendment to add mandatory kindergarten...
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Registration is now open for the University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Black Men in Unions Institute to be held in Ypsilanti February 2018. See the flyer for full information. AFT members interested in applying for a partial scholarship should contact Dave Dobbie...
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Working with the national AFT, we have filed a civil complaint in Circuit Court against Project Veritas, a right wing hit group that uses deception and lies to attack unions and other progressive organizations. On Thursday, Judge Brian Sullivan issued a...
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Come build your skills and participate in shaping the future of our union! Our next Leadership Summit will be Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit. This Summit will focus on Five Essential Union Capacities introduced in August....
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Since Nazis marched on the University of Virginia campus and in the city of Charlottesville, we have heard from many of you about how you have prepared for, responded to, and—in some cases—prevented manifestations of white nationalism on your campuses...
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AFT Michigan filed our joint brief with the MEA and AFSCME at the MI Supreme Court last week. The State will file a reply by September 20. The case will then sit until it’s scheduled for argument, probably in the spring of...
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