Posts filed under: AFT

A coalition of unions and allies are holding a Day of Action. The effort is designed to occur ahead of the Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31 oral arguments that will be heard before the U.S....
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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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WASHINGTON—Statement of AFT President Randi Weingarten and AFT Michigan President David Hecker in response to Judge Parker’s decision regarding Project Veritas: “Today, a judge made clear to Project Veritas that their unlawful tactics have a price. We understand that Judge...
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In a unanimous order issued today, the Michigan Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the Michigan Court of Appeals directing that 3% deducted from pay of Michigan public school employees be refunded to all PreK-14 education educators and those university...
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Earlier this month, AFT Michigan invited all Republican and Democratic candidates for governor who filed paperwork with the state of Michigan to participate in our endorsement process. The first step was completion of questionnaire which was developed based on AFT...
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Join together with leaders from AFT Michigan locals across the state at the third installment of AFT Michigan’s 2017-18 Leadership Summit series! The January Leadership Summit is on Saturday, January, 13 at the Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit. Conference registration begins...
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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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