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.


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Portia Roberson is a Champion for Education and Working Families

AFT Michigan has endorsed Portia Roberson in Michigan’s new 13th Congressional District. Our Board endorsed Portia because her values are our union’s values. A lifelong resident of the district, Roberson is guided by the values her parents, a circuit court judge and a social worker, instilled in her throughout her childhood, including empathy, inclusivity, and […]

Congressman Andy Levin is a champion for education every day in Washington and at home in Michigan

Congressman Andy Levin, Vice Chair of the House Committee on Education and Labor and one of the most vocal pro-union members of Congress, is AFT Michigan’s endorsed candidate for the new 11th U.S. Congressional District. Congressman Levin introduced America’s College Promise Act to help students afford college and job skills training without being buried in […]

Weekly Update – July 25, 2022

Meeting New Local Leaders Strong local union leaders are essential to our effectiveness as a union.  We have been fortunate to have strong leaders, and the good news is I see that continuing. I make a practice of inviting new presidents to dinner to get to know them, talk about their local’s plans and see […]

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!