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 – September 13, 2021

September 13, 2021 Detroit Paras Leader Featured in TIME Magazine Congratulations to Jaqueline Washington, DPSCD School Culture Facilitator and member of the Executive Board of the Detroit Federation of Paraprofessionals, Local 2350, who is featured in the latest issue of TIME: alongside many other great educators who “saved the school year.” Like so many […]

Weekly Update – September 7, 2021

Adjunct Faculty Organization Bargains for Better Wages and More  The Adjunct Faculty Organization, AFT Local 337, ratified a two year contract with Henry Ford College last week.  The bargaining team goals were to build on the gains the union has made over the years to help adjuncts at Henry Ford College.  Edgar Johns led the […]

Weekly Update – August 30, 2021

EMU Unions Push for Campus Safety EMUFT Local 9102, (representing all non-tenure faculty) and the Eastern Michigan University AAUP union (representing tenured and tenure track faculty) joined forces to protest the confusing and less than transparent COVID-19 mandates and protocols announced by the EMU administration. In a joint statement covered by MLive and other news […]

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