MI Alliance of Retired Americans – Jan 2023

See below for the January 2023 edition of the MiARA newsletter.


Have a great winter break!

The AFT Michigan office will be closed from December 21 – January 3. Wishing everyone a wonderful winter break – we’ll see you in the new year!


AFT Michigan is Hiring!

AFT Michigan is seeking an experienced and energized Organizer to join our dynamic statewide union of educators and healthcare workers. Our team of staff works with approximately 100 local unions [...]


Dearborn Educators Stand Up for Safe & Welcoming Schools

The following statement can be attributed to: David Hecker, President, AFT Michigan  Jane Mazza, President, Dearborn Federation of Teachers (AFT Local 681)  Al Lerini, President, [...]


Election 2022 Workplace Flyers

Please distribute to fellow members in your workplace (and let us know if you need help with printing, etc.)!


Stand with EMU Faculty

Faculty at Eastern Michigan University represented by EMU-AAUP-AFT Local 6759 have been diligently working to bargain a new contract. Even after the expiration of the existing contract on August [...]


77th AFT Michigan Convention Summary

Our 77th Convention was held virtually on May 21, 2022. 141 delegates from 33 locals, along with many guests, participated. Highlights included: Honoring great people and organizations with [...]


2022 AFT Michigan Convention

UPDATE: May 13, 2022: 77th Convention to be held virtually The 77th AFT Michigan Convention will be held on May 21, 2022. We had been looking forward to gathering in person; however, given the [...]


2022 Great Lakes Union Leadership Institute

Registration is open for this year’s AFT Great Lakes Union Leadership Institute, to be held June 26-30, 2022 at the Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, WI. The ULI draws leaders from across the [...]


AFT Report Documents the Toll of the Pandemic on Adjunct Faculty

A new national adjunct faculty survey from the American Federation of Teachers underlines the brutal economic reality faced by millions of contingent and adjunct faculty at the nation’s colleges [...]