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 – November 29, 2021

State Board of Canvassers Approves “Let MI Kids Learn” for Signature Collection Today the State Board of Canvassers approved the “Let MI Kids Learn” petition for signature collection.  This initiative would create a complicated tax-credit scholarship system that would  siphon hundreds of millions of dollars away from public education by allowing  tax free dollars to […]

Statement from National and Michigan AFT Leadership on School Shooting in Oxford, MI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from AFT Michigan November 30, 2021 Contact: David Hecker,, 313-204-6115 Statement from National and Michigan AFT Leadership on School Shooting in Oxford, MI We mourn those lost in Oxford shooting and call for reforms to make schools safer MICHIGAN – The following statement can be attributed to Randi Weingarten, president of the American […]

Weekly Update – November 15, 2021

Governor Vetoes HB 5405 and SB 687 Last week the Governor vetoed HB 5405 and SB 687 which would create a voucher-like program via a complicated tax credit scholarship system. We will continue to fight alongside her to protect funding for public schools.  LEO and GEO Members Join Kellogg’s Picket Line The Huron Valley Area […]

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!