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

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 […]

Hecker: Our Responsibility to Fight Racism

Earlier this spring I wrote a column about the disparate impact of COVID-19 on African-Americans and low-income families. The racial disparities we have seen as a result of the virus are not startling.  They are a result of 365 days a year discrimination against people of color and low-income families.  With the murder of George […]

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!