AFT Michigan Weekly Update

September 16, 2019 State Budget Still In Progress; Gov. Whitmer to Provide Update to AFT, MEA Members Tomorrow Night Late last week, the Michigan Legislature took another step toward a final budget for K-12 schools, community colleges, and universities. Joint committees of House and Senate Appropriations members approved a budget which includes increases of about […]

Michigan Education Unions Stand in Solidarity with Striking UAW Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from AFT Michigan and the MEA September 16, 2019 Contact: David Hecker, Doug Pratt, MICHIGAN — As tens of thousands of UAW members go on strike across the country, the American Federation of Teachers Michigan and Michigan Education Association released a joint statement in solidarity with the striking workers. The […]

2019 Metro Detroit Labor Day Parade

What: Metro Detroit Labor Day Parade. Wear your #Red For Ed t-shirt! Who: AFT Michigan members, union members, friends and family When: Monday, Sept. 2nd, Labor Day Line up starts – 7:00 a.m. Parade begins – 9:00 a.m. Where: AFT Michigan members will line up at Michigan Ave. & Trumbull. Parade participants will march south […]

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!