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 [...]


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 [...]


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 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 [...]