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 – September 19, 2022

President Biden is a “Union Man” Last Tuesday, the AFT provided me with the once in a lifetime experience of being at an official White House event.  I joined with about 1,999 folk from around the country on the White House lawn to celebrate  the Inflation Reduction Act, which will lower drug prices for seniors, […]

Weekly Update – September 12, 2022

EMU AAUP/AFT Reaches Tentative Agreement, Ending Strike The Eastern Michigan University  American Association of University Professors / American Federation of Teachers has reached a tentative agreement on  a new contract covering more than 500 tenured and tenure-track faculty.  The  local union went on strike this past Wednesday. Matt Kirkpatrick, associate professor of English language and […]

Stand with EMU Faculty

Faculty at Eastern Michigan University represented by EMU-AAUP-AFT Local 6759 have been diligently working to bargain a new contract. Even after the expiration of the existing contract on August 31, faculty have bargained in good faith in the hopes of reaching a fair and respectful contract. Unfortunately, EMU’s administration has not responded in the same […]

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!