Coronavirus Resources

AFT Michigan is continually compiling information to guide members as they navigate the educational and public health challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic.


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Weekly Update – September 20,2021

Hispanic/Latino(a)/Latinx Heritage and the Labor Movement The U.S. celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15-October 15 (September 15 is significant as the anniversary of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua; Mexico celebrates its independence on September 16 and Chile on September 18). People who identify as Hispanic or Latino are descended […]

Weekly Update – September 13, 2021

September 13, 2021 Detroit Paras Leader Featured in TIME Magazine Congratulations to Jaqueline Washington, DPSCD School Culture Facilitator and member of the Executive Board of the Detroit Federation of Paraprofessionals, Local 2350, who is featured in the latest issue of TIME: alongside many other great educators who “saved the school year.” Like so many […]

Weekly Update – September 7, 2021

Adjunct Faculty Organization Bargains for Better Wages and More  The Adjunct Faculty Organization, AFT Local 337, ratified a two year contract with Henry Ford College last week.  The bargaining team goals were to build on the gains the union has made over the years to help adjuncts at Henry Ford College.  Edgar Johns led the […]

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