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

March 1, 2021 AFT and Women’s Rights On this first day of Women’s History month, we don’t have to look far for role models. By the late 1800s, a majority of teachers were women, but in general they were compensated at a third of the rate of male counterparts, had few alternative professional prospects, and […]

AFT Michigan Weekly Update

February 22, 2021 Remembering Our History; Continuing the Struggle As we honor Black History Month, we do not need to look far for trailblazers. Of the far too many we’ve lost to Covid-19, John Elliott holds a special place in the history of AFT Michigan and the Michigan labor movement. After rising through the ranks […]

AFT Michigan Weekly Update

February 15, 2021 Lorretta Johnson: A Trailblazer for Workers and Civil Rights From Teachers Aid to National Secretary-Treasurer As we honor Black History Month the AFT does not need to look far for trailblazers. From whatever position she held, from Baltimore to the national union to representing the AFT around the world, Loretta Johnson was […]

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!