MIARA November Newsletter

The November newsletter of the Michigan Alliance of Retired Americans is out:...
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Help Protect Retirement!

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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COALITION FOR SECURE RETIREMENT-MICHIGAN NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER

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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AFT Michigan and MEA Respond to Appointment of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LANSING — The selection of Betsy DeVos to serve as U.S. Secretary of Education is an affront to students and education professionals in Michigan, according to the leaders of Michigan’s school employee unions, the American Federation of...
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From Randi Weingarten: Calling President-elect Trump To Action

This morning I held a press conference releasing a letter signed by AFT, the Southern Poverty Law Center and over 120 individuals and groups calling on President-elect Donald Trump to demonstrate leadership and denounce the many acts of hatred being...
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Register for Student Debt Clinic, CMU

Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Start Time: 5:00pm Ending Time: 6:30pm Location:CMU 1200 S Franklin Street Mount Pleasant, MI 48859 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-details3/5817f5d997ac63294d159af5...
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Public School Employee Pensions Are Under Attack

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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Register for AFT LEAD Oct 29 Training

Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 Start Time: 9:00am Ending Time: 5:00pm Location: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 browser: http://aftmichigan.org/aft-michigan-upcoming-events-page/#event-registration-for-website/view-actions-details3/580e4670132b616128b3c0d6...
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Parents and educators “walk in” to support public schools on October 6

On October 6th, schools across the Metro Detroit area held a “WALK-IN” to support quality public education as part of a national day of action coordinated by the Alliance to Reclaim our Schools (AROS).  Each “WALK-IN” brought together parents, educators,...
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Register for Who is the Bully?

Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Start Time: 4:30pm Ending Time: 7:00pm Location:2661 East 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-details3/57ead81015af220c35ec4096...
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