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Weekly Update – July 19, 2021

Welcome UM Librarians, Archivists, and Curators! Congratulations to the librarians, archivists and curators (LACs) on all three campuses of the University of Michigan, who have been officially [...]

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Whitmer Signs Historic K-12 Education Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from AFT Michigan July 13, 2021 Contact: David Hecker, 313-204-6115, dhecker@aftmichigan.org Whitmer Signs Historic K-12 Education Budget Governor once again [...]

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Weekly Update – June 28, 2021

Huron Support Staff Secure Raises and More The Huron School District Federation of Support Staff, AFT Local 5298, our newest local, overwhelmingly ratified a three year contract with the Huron [...]

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Weekly Update – June 14, 2021

UPAMM Ratifies First Contract On June 2, the United Physician Assistants of Michigan Medicine (UPAMM), AFT Local 5297, announced that its members had voted 202 to 3 to ratify a first contract. [...]

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Weekly Update – June 7, 2021

We Celebrate LGBTQIA Individuals & Honor Their Accomplishments As we recognize the inherent dignity and many contributions of LGBTQIA+2S individuals during Pride Month, we especially honor [...]

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Weekly Update – May 24, 2021

Wayne RESA English Language Program Facilitators Organize! Congratulations to the English Language Program Facilitators at Wayne RESA, who are now AFT members and looking forward to bargaining a [...]

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Weekly Update – May 17, 2021

House University Budget Proposal Slashes U of M and Wayne State A radical new University budget passed by the Michigan House of Representatives, and opposed by AFT Michigan, cuts the University [...]

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Weekly Update – May 10, 2021

Join Pride@Work Michigan! Did you know the American Federation of Teachers was the first union to “come out” and categorically  oppose the firing of workers because of their sexual [...]

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Weekly Update – May 3, 2021

Asian American and Pacific Islander Contributions to the Labor Movement The Transcontinental Railroad was completed on May 10, 1869 after roughly 20,000 Chinese immigrant workers did the [...]

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Weekly Update – April 26, 2021

Workers’ Memorial Day: Wednesday, April 28 Every year on April 28, Workers Memorial Day is observed across America to remember those who lost their lives while on the job and to renew the goal to [...]