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Sign Petition to Save Mujtaba Al-Sweikat

Please help save Mujtaba’a’s life by signing the Reprieve petition:  https://secure.reprieve.org/SaudiProtestExecutions Thanks to the Graduate Employees Organization Local 3550 at UM, Saturday afternoon we learned of the imminent beheading of Mujaba’a al-Sweikat in Saudi-Arabia. This came to the attention of GEO from...
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2017-18 AFT Michigan Union-Building Calendar Announced

We are reinventing our union-building training program to focus on supporting locals and leaders learning to survive and thrive in the open shop. All trainings will rooted in model of the core skills and activities essential to strong unions we...
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Register for How to Work Smarter and Stay Healthy Inside the Classroom and Out 5 SCECHs

Date: Thursday, July 6, 2017 Start Time: 9:00am Ending Time: 3:00pm Location:2661 E. Jefferson Detroit, MI 48207 For additional details and to register for this event copy and paste this link into your web browser: http://aftmichigan.org/aft-michigan-upcoming-events-page/#event-registration-for-website/view-actions-details3/59356ce65f7a1447c4a7066d...
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Register for Classroom Management Techniques for Effective Student Learning 6 SCECHs

Date: , 0, 0 Start Time: 7:15pm Ending Time: 7:15pm Location:2661 E. Jefferson Detroit, MI 4807 For additional details and to register for this event copy and paste this link into your web browser: http://aftmichigan.org/aft-michigan-upcoming-events-page/#event-registration-for-website/view-actions-details3/5971015d4cbfbb51c43a89e2...
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Register for Local Staff & Presidents Retreat

Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Start Time: 10:00am Ending Time: 12:30pm Location:LEO / GEO 339 E. Liberty, Suite 340 Ann Arbor, MI 48104 For additional details and to register for this event copy and paste this link into your web...
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Governor, Republican Legislative Leadership Reach Compromise Deal on MPSERS Hybrid “Reform”

Late this afternoon, Governor Rick Snyder, Speaker of the House Tom Leonard, and Senate Republican Leader Arlen Meekhof reached an agreement on changes to HB 4647 and SB 401, bills which reform the Michigan Public School Employee Retirement System. AFT...
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Register for Stress Management for Educators

Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017 Start Time: 8:30am Ending Time: 4:00pm Location:2661 E. Jefferson Detroit, MI 48207 For additional details and to register for this event copy and paste this link into your web browser: http://aftmichigan.org/aft-michigan-upcoming-events-page/#event-registration-for-website/view-actions-details3/591083494f32303131b8baf6...
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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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Register for Union Financial Management and Treasurer Training

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017 Start Time: 4:00pm Ending Time: 7:00pm Location:6235 Gratiot Rd Saginaw, MI 48638 For additional details and to register for this event copy and paste this link into your web browser: http://aftmichigan.org/aft-michigan-upcoming-events-page/#event-registration-for-website/view-actions-details3/59077493cb5fd326837fa527...
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Register for Meeting with Rep. Dan Kildee

Date: Monday, May 15, 2017 Start Time: 4:30pm Ending Time: 6:30pm Location:2661 E Jefferson Ave Detroit, MI 48207 For additional details and to register for this event copy and paste this link into your web browser: http://aftmichigan.org/aft-michigan-upcoming-events-page/#event-registration-for-website/view-actions-details3/590b4ccface68d266f37e768...
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