Weekly Update – June 5, 2023

Pride Month! Strong unions offer strong protections to LGBTQ+ workers. We celebrate the contributions of queer workers to our labor movement. In our own state federation, the growth of our Queer Caucus has highlighted just how many local leaders and rank-and-file union members across the state are also members of the LGBTQ+  community! Our AFT […]

Weekly Update – May 22, 2023

The Fight in Lansing to Restore Educator Voice   AFT Michigan members from across the state gathered in Lansing to advocate for the passage of HB 4355-7, which will restore key prohibited subjects of bargaining that were taken away under the Engler and Snyder administrations. They also advocated for HB 4044, a repeal of PA 54 […]

Restore Collective Bargaining Rights for Public Employees

Legislators need to restore teachers’ voices at the bargaining table, protect our support staff from the threat of privatization and restore the power to collect our dues through payroll! The subjects of bargaining that educators can negotiate at the bargaining table were eroded under the Engler and Snyder administrations. Educators cannot bargain over evaluations, privatization of […]

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!