Posts filed under: AFT

Mark Cousens to be Honored by Labor@Wayne

AFT Michigan General Counsel Mark Cousens will be honored with a lifetime service award, along with Bruce Miller and Sam McKnight, by Wayne State University on June 5 at 11:30am in the Student Center Building. See the flyer below for...
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AFT Michigan Regional Leadership Discussions

Calling all Building Reps, Stewards, Exec Board members and other local leaders! Please join President David Hecker and members of the AFT Michigan Administrative Board to discuss our collective future as a union. We need your input on: Reinventing how...
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2017 Great Lakes Union Leadership Institute

This year’s Great Lakes Union Leadership Institute will be held June 25-29 at the Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, Wisconsin. It’s a great opportunity to learn skills with fellow AFT members from around our region. This year’s courses are: UNION...
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MiARA March Newsletter

Hot off the presses–the MI Alliance for Retired Americans newsletter!...
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Legislative Update: February 24, 2017

It’s been a busy start to the 2017-2018 session of the Michigan Legislature. As you’ve seen in earlier emails, we already have accomplished our first big victory by defeating a state revenue cut which would have blown an annual $1...
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Supporting our students in the classroom and community

Updated to include more resources. Since the presidential election, there has been an uptick in bullying nationwide. Many teachers and staff  have reported feelings of fear, tension and actions that appear to amplify a message of hate and intolerance in...
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Harden brings the voices of teachers at charter schools to DC for DeVos hearings

Michigan Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff – Michigan ACTS Vice President & CCA ACTS Chair Tashaune Harden spoke in DC today about why Betsy DeVos should not be confirmed as Education Secretary....
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AFT Michigan and MEA Presidents call for Gov. Snyder to protect, enhance school funding in State of the State

LANSING — With infrastructure challenges likely the focus of tonight’s State of the State address, members of the state’s two school employee unions are hoping to hear a commitment from Gov. Rick Snyder that much-needed repairs won’t come at the...
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March on Lansing: Join us January 21, 2017 to speak up against hate and intolerance

  March on Lansing What: Rally on the steps of the State Capitol When: January 21, 2017 – 1 PM to 3 PM The goal of this march is to be all inclusive– it will be a peaceful demonstration in...
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