November 2019 Higher Ed Newsletter

MSU-UNTF Welcomes Law College Faculty to the Union   SONYA ALVARADO, FIELD REPRESENTATIVE The Union of Nontenure-Track Faculty at Michigan State University, AFT Local 1855, welcomes the fixed-term faculty at the College of Law to their union. The Law College has operated as an semi-independent institution since it affiliated with MSU in 1995. As of […]

AFT Michigan Weekly Update

November 12, 2019 Midland Paras Hit Organizing Goals The Midland Federation of Paraprofessionals celebrated reaching 100% membership in all of their secondary buildings Thursday night. Congratulations to Building Representatives Denise Dekker and Jodi Spear for meeting 100% of their membership goals.  Several building representatives celebrated meeting 50% of their membership goals as well. Great work […]

AFT Michigan Weekly Update

November 4, 2019 Thank You John When Congressman John Conyers, Jr. died last week I wanted to send out a tweet, but I struggled. How do I balance all he fought for and accomplished with the allegations that led to his resignation?  So I didn’t tweet.  I should have. Yesterday my wife Alice and I […]

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