Posts filed under: Workshops & Training

Register for the August Leadership Summit!

Join us for the launch of our redesigned union-building and leadership development training program! This session on August 19-20 at Greektown Casino-Hotel is the first of three Leadership Summits during the 2017-18 school year and will focus on helping you...
Continue Reading →

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...
Continue Reading →

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...
Continue Reading →

Register for Understanding the Corporate Lobbies’ Attack on Public Education

Over the past decade, unions have been under attack in state legislatures across the country.  At the same time, there have been dramatic cuts in essential services, including both K-12 and higher education.  And while unions have been the target...
Continue Reading →

Register for 2017 AFT Michigan Leadership Summit

Date: Saturday, January 14, 2017 and Sunday, January 15, 2017 Location: UM Flint Riverfront Banquet Center, 1 Riverfront Plaza Flint, MI 48502 To Register, go to: http://aftmichigan.org/aft-michigan-upcoming-events-page/#event-registration-for-website/view-actions-details3/5833404e1e9a977c2b49c2a6 This year’s Leadership Summit will be different than past gatherings. Our main session...
Continue Reading →

Register for 9/24 Negotiations Conference

AFT Michigan’s 2016 Negotiations Conference is fast approaching. Breakfast and registration begins at 9am at Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit, and the conference begins at 10am. Attendees will spend the morning session focusing on how to build comprehensive campaigns. In the afternoon, participants...
Continue Reading →

Next UM Labor Studies Conference in June!

The University of Michigan – Dearborn Center for Labor and Community Studies is pleased to announce the 2016 Latina/o Worker Leadership Conference to be held June 24 and 25th at the University of Michigan Fairlane Center North.  All are welcome!...
Continue Reading →

AFT Great Lakes Union Leadership Institute: June 26-30

Registration is now open for this year’s Great Lakes Union Leadership Institute, held June 26-30 at Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, WI! It’s a great opportunity to learn skills and build relationships with leaders from around our region. Contact David...
Continue Reading →

Register for AFT Michigan’s Political, Legislative & Community Conference Today!

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...
Continue Reading →

LERA Discussion on RTW: 11/19 in Southfield

THE DETROIT AREA CHAPTER OF THE LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS ASSOCIATION PROUDLY PRESENTS: WILL THE SUPREME COURT IMPOSE PUBLIC SECTOR RIGHT TO WORK COAST TO COAST? * This term, the United States Supreme Court will consider reversing the decades old...
Continue Reading →