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.


School Reopening Resources



Weekly Update – July 19, 2021

Welcome UM Librarians, Archivists, and Curators! Congratulations to the librarians, archivists and curators (LACs) on all three campuses of the University of Michigan, who have been officially recognized as a bargaining unit within the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFT 6244! Great job by the organizing committee in signing up a super-majority of their colleagues as members. […]

Whitmer Signs Historic K-12 Education Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from AFT Michigan July 13, 2021 Contact: David Hecker, 313-204-6115, Whitmer Signs Historic K-12 Education Budget Governor once again proves herself a strong advocate for public schools MICHIGAN – On Tuesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed into law a K-12 education budget that will go a long way toward ensuring every student in […]

Weekly Update – June 28, 2021

Huron Support Staff Secure Raises and More The Huron School District Federation of Support Staff, AFT Local 5298, our newest local, overwhelmingly ratified a three year contract with the Huron School District last week.  Highlights of the agreement include a restoration of paid holidays for Food Service and Lunchroom/Recess Aids, the adoption of a new […]

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!