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



AFT Michigan Weekly Update

January 19, 2021 Tomorrow, January 20, 2021, Joseph R. Biden Jr. will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. The 2021 inauguration will be unlike any other in our history. Due to the siege of the U.S. Capitol and the current pandemic, the inauguration will be reimagined to ensure safety of […]

AFT Michigan Weekly Update

January 11, 2021 As was reinforced by the horrific actions at the nation’s capitol last week, we are living in unprecedented and historic times. Regardless of your partisan affiliation, I hope we can all agree that violence and disrespect of the U.S. constitution and the U.S. Capitol is not how we move forward as a […]

Governor’s Updated Guidance on Schools & COVID-19

A joint statement from David Hecker, AFT-Michigan President; Don Wotruba, MASB Executive Director;Tina Kerr, MASA Executive Director; Ray Telman, Middle CitiesExecutive Director; Paula Herbart, MEA President: Since this pandemic began, it has been our most fervent wish to safely reopen our schools for in-person learning. Educators agree that face-to-face time with students is vastly superior […]

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!