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.

AFT Michigan Weekly Update

July 6, 2020 Safe Schools Roadmap Released last week, Governor Whitmer’s MI Safe Schools Roadmap provides a framework to help districts approach the challenge of maximizing learning while protecting students and employees. With Kym Wregglesworth, President of the Onaway Federation of Teachers, I served on the Advisory Council that provided recommendations to the Governor. The Advisory Council […]

AFT Michigan Weekly Update

June 24, 2020 AFT Michigan Convention Report Our first (and hopefully only) virtual Convention officially adjourned Monday afternoon after receiving the report of the Nominations & Elections Committee. Thank you to everyone who participated in the Convention – I think we had a record number of locals who attended this year – and particularly everyone […]

AFT Michigan Weekly Update

June 15, 2020 Dear Sisters and Brothers: It goes without saying that it should not take the murders of African-Americans on video to bring it about, but there does appear to be some progress in shifting public opinion on the need for police reform. Of course, we don’t just need reform, we need meaningful, significant […]

Organize a Union with AFT Michigan

We believe that every employee needs a union and that our state federation is stronger with a larger, informed and mobilized membership. Are you ready to organize with AFT Michigan to improve your working conditions? Unsure what is involved in such a decision? We’ve got you covered!