Posts filed under: Solidarity Events

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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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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Protecting Health Care Town Hall Events The fight to protect health care in this country continues and we need you! Throughout August and September, organizations will be hosting health care town halls all across the state and we hope you...
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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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State Legislators are considering using the Lame Duck session as an opportunity to rob public employees of their retirement benefits.  Led by anti-working-families billionaires including Dick DeVos, who believe that workers should only have access to a risky 401(k)-style retirement...
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Retirees! Join fellow pro-pension advocates for Nov. 29 Pension Action Day Tuesday, Nov. 29 is CSR-MI Pension Action Day in Lansing and it’s the chance to tell your legislators that pensions are the bedrock of a secure retirement for public...
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Calling all AFT Michigan members who want to  improve our schools and communities and get our state headed back in the right direction! Join us in Lansing on Saturday, February 27 between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm to discuss: the “big picture” of...
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Walmart workers are taking on the wealthiest family in the country. Walmart is the largest private employer in the world and it’s a perfect picture of everything that’s wrong with our unequal economy. Far too many Walmart workers continue to...
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Dearborn Federation of Teachers Donates a Free Book to Three Classrooms in Dearborn Public Schools As part of their ongoing effort to provide “a free book for every student in Dearborn”, the Dearborn Federation of Teachers (DFT) once again hosted...
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On October 24, AFT members from across the state gathered at EMU to build our organizing skills, learn from each other, and support the community engagement work of our Washtenaw County locals. Working in teams, we knocked on hundreds of...
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