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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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77th AFT Michigan Convention Summary

Our 77th Convention was held virtually on May 21, 2022. 141 delegates from 33 locals, along with many guests, participated. Highlights included: Honoring great people and organizations with awards, including: The John McDonald Union-Building Award was presented to John’s local, the Henry Ford Community College Federation of Teachers #1650. The inaugural E’Lois Moore-Michele Artt Retiree […]

Weekly Update – May 16, 2022

Most often, if unions are in the news, someone is on strike.  Over the past few months there has been a remarkable change as unions are growing in public support and workers are organizing at major corporations.  Last week a Grand Rapids Starbucks became the first to organize in Michigan, following a national trend. Amazon […]

2022 AFT Michigan Convention

UPDATE: May 13, 2022: 77th Convention to be held virtually The 77th AFT Michigan Convention will be held on May 21, 2022. We had been looking forward to gathering in person; however, given the increase in cases in our state, tonight the Administrative Board made the difficult decision to hold the Convention virtually via Zoom.  […]

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!