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AFT Michigan Supports Ferris Faculty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from AFT Michigan August 27, 2018 Contact: David Hecker, dhecker@aftmichigan.org AFT Michigan Supports Ferris Faculty DETROIT — AFT Michigan released the following [...]

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AFT Michigan Endorses Dana Nessel for Attorney General

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from AFT Michigan August 1, 2018 Contact: David Hecker, 313-204-6115, dhecker@aftmichigan.org   AFT Michigan Endorses Dana Nessel for Attorney General Students, [...]

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Educators Applaud Whitmer Education Plan

Since 2011, too many lawmakers have sided with Betsy DeVos to push an education agenda that included slashing school funding and attacking our frontline educators. This approach has left Michigan [...]

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AFT Leaders: Judge Makes Clear That Project Veritas’ Unlawful Tactics Have a Price

WASHINGTON—Statement of AFT President Randi Weingarten and AFT Michigan President David Hecker in response to Judge Parker’s decision regarding Project Veritas: “Today, a judge made clear to [...]

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Argument scheduled on 3% cases

The Michigan Supreme Court has scheduled November 7 oral arguments on the litigation challenging the 2010 law requiring public school employees to surrender 3% of their salary for retiree health [...]

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MEA and AFT Michigan to Schuette & Calley: Denounce Trump

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from: AFT Michigan and the Michigan Education Association MICHIGAN — The following is a joint statement by David Hecker, President of AFT Michigan, and Steve Cook, [...]

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Governor, Republican Legislative Leadership Reach Compromise Deal on MPSERS Hybrid “Reform”

Late this afternoon, Governor Rick Snyder, Speaker of the House Tom Leonard, and Senate Republican Leader Arlen Meekhof reached an agreement on changes to HB 4647 and SB 401, bills which reform [...]

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AFT Michigan and MEA Release Statement on Governor’s 21st Century Education Commission Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, March 10, 2017 MEA, AFT Michigan see potential in education commission report – if lawmakers take full slate of recommendations and goals seriously           The [...]

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AFT Michigan Statement on Governor’s Proposed Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from AFT Michigan February 8, 2017 AFT Michigan Statement on Governor’s Proposed Budget Union speaks out for prioritizing Pre-K through college public education  [...]

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AFT Michigan and MEA Presidents call for Gov. Snyder to protect, enhance school funding in State of the State

LANSING — With infrastructure challenges likely the focus of tonight’s State of the State address, members of the state’s two school employee unions are hoping to hear a commitment from Gov. Rick [...]