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 Releases Guidelines for School Reopenings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5, 2020 Schools should not resume in-person instruction until it’s safe for students and educators MICHIGAN – On Wednesday, AFT Michigan laid out their position on when and if K-12 schools should resume in-person instruction. This position was developed by the union’s governing board.  AFT Michigan believes it is only safe […]

AFT Michigan & MEA Townhall With Dr. Joneigh Khaldun and Public Health Experts

There is a lot of uncertainty and worry right now about how to start a new school year and protect the health and safety of our students, school staff, and our communities. In a video last week, I made it clear: education in the fall must be safe, and educators must be involved in decisions. That’s […]

The Bottom Line: Education in the fall must be safe and educators must be involved in decisions

I have heard from so many AFT Michigan members across the state who are rightly concerned about our readiness to open schools this fall. I hear you. And here is the bottom line. Schools should only open for in-person instruction if medical and health experts say they are safe. No one should be asked to […]

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!