Weekly Update – February 19, 2024

Happy Valentine’s Day Bargaining MSPAT One of our newest locals, The Michigan School of Psychology Alliance of Teachers, AFT 6618, opened their first day of bargaining with Valentine’s donuts and cards of support on a sunny Valentine’s Day bargaining launch party.  The bargaining team, who have worked since this past summer on a draft contract, […]

Weekly Update – February 12, 2024

MDE Winter/Spring 2024 MDE LGBTQ+ Students Project Workshops LGBTQ+ students are still at disproportionate risk for persistent bullying, harassment, and victimization. In response to requests from school districts across Michigan, The MDE LGBTQ+ Students Project staff created a suite of online professional development workshops to build the capacity of schools to provide a safe, supportive, […]

Weekly Update – February 5, 2024

Michigan Well Represented at AFT Regional Leadership Meeting A great group of local leaders traveled to Chicago this weekend for the AFT Great Lakes Regional Leadership Meeting – I think only Illinois had more representation. We brought leaders from across the state and constituencies–UMMAP 6739, Detroit FT 231, UM-LEO 6244, Hamtramck FT 1052, Dearborn FT […]

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