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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Working with the national AFT, we have filed a civil complaint in Circuit Court against Project Veritas, a right wing hit group that uses deception and lies to attack unions and other progressive organizations. On Thursday, Judge Brian Sullivan issued a...
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The Michigan Supreme Court has scheduled November 7 oral arguments on the litigation challenging the 2010 law requiring public school employees to surrender 3% of their salary for retiree health care although this health care is not guaranteed.  The case covers people...
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Come build your skills and participate in shaping the future of our union! Our next Leadership Summit will be Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit. This Summit will focus on Five Essential Union Capacities introduced in August....
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Since Nazis marched on the University of Virginia campus and in the city of Charlottesville, we have heard from many of you about how you have prepared for, responded to, and—in some cases—prevented manifestations of white nationalism on your campuses...
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AFT Michigan filed our joint brief with the MEA and AFSCME at the MI Supreme Court last week. The State will file a reply by September 20. The case will then sit until it’s scheduled for argument, probably in the spring of...
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If you’re just starting at a public school in Michigan this year, recent legislative changes mean you have some important decisions to make about your retirement. This guide lays out some of the pros and cons of each option to...
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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from: AFT Michigan and the Michigan Education Association MICHIGAN — The following is a joint statement by David Hecker, President of AFT Michigan, and Steve Cook, President of the MEA, calling on Attorney General Bill Schuette and...
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