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 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 […]

AFT Michigan Weekly Update

January 4, 2021 For those of you who had the opportunity for time off these past few weeks, I hope it was enjoyable and restful.  We have a full plate this coming year, with our number one concern remaining everyone’s safety.  It is good news that the COVID numbers continue to decline in Michigan.  A […]

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!