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.

President’s Update March 31, 2020

Join Us for Another Tele-Town Hall with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer AFT Michigan, AFSCME and MEA members are invited to attend a telephone town hall on Thursday, April 2, at 1:30 p.m. with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer regarding the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on public education. Only members for whom we have valid landline home phones […]

COVID19 Updates: PreK12 School Closure Status, Federal Coronavirus Relief Funding, and more

Dear Sisters and Brothers, I want to thank our members again for the work you are doing to provide meals to families and engage students with learning. This work is important during ordinary times, but even more so with the crisis we’re experiencing now. We’re all feeling uncertain about what the weeks and months ahead […]

COVID19 Updates: Work on Days/Hours Solution, MDE Discusses Online Learning, Unemployment Info and More

Michigan Legislature Still at Recess; Active Conversations to Provide Clarity Ongoing We have called on Legislators to forgive the days and hours requirement for schools during the closure period, but the Legislature was unable to make the needed changes during session last week. Given the importance of preventing the spread of the disease, we understand […]

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!