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 [...]


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 [...]


Nominate a Member Doing Great Things to be Recognized in our Member Spotlight Program

Our members are doing amazing things across the state, both at work and in their communities and we want to share their stories! Please fill out the form below to nominate a colleague or friend [...]


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 [...]


2021-2022 Union-Building Training Calendar

Our staff have done a great job converting our trainings to be offered online, including breaking them up into shorter sessions to reduce the “Zoom fatigue” we’re all struggling with and finding [...]