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.)!


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, [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Remembering John McDonald

John McDonald, the 43-year president of the Henry Ford Community College Federation of Teachers, passed away at the age of 75 on Thursday, December 30, 2021.  John had been battling liver [...]


Join an AFT Michigan Working Group

The AFT Michigan Administrative Board has created five working groups to help push forward our work in priority areas that cut across our constituency groups and we are looking for members to add [...]


AFT Michigan Remarks on 2021 State of the State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from AFT Michigan January 27, 2021 Contact: David Hecker, dhecker@aftmichigan.org, 313-204-6115 AFT Michigan Remarks on 2021 State of the State MICHIGAN — AFT [...]


Post-Election Update

November 5, 2020 While results aren’t final across the country yet, and we need to make sure every vote is counted, a relatively clear picture of the results is beginning to emerge. Just like [...]