Updates from AFT Michigan


2022 AFT Michigan Convention

UPDATE: May 13, 2022: 77th Convention to be held virtually The 77th AFT Michigan Convention will be held on May 21, 2022. We had been looking forward to gathering in person; however, given the [...]


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 [...]


Weekly Update – May 16, 2022

Most often, if unions are in the news, someone is on strike.  Over the past few months there has been a remarkable change as unions are growing in public support and workers are organizing [...]


Weekly Update – May 9, 2022

Lamphere Leader Honored as Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year The Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award is presented annually to honor and reward teachers in Oakland [...]


Weekly Update – May 2, 2022

Asian American and Pacific Islander Contributions to the Labor Movement In the month of May we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) heritage, a diverse community that represents [...]


Weekly Update – April 25, 2022

Thank You Jeff Whittle Congratulations to Jeff Whittle, Macomb ISD Fed of Paraprofessionals, on being a recipient of 2022 AFT Paraprofessionals and School Related Personnel (PSRP) Advocacy Award [...]


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 [...]


Weekly Update – April 18, 2022

LEO-GLAM Fights for First Contract LEO-GLAM, the unit of librarians, archivists, and curators (LACs) inside the Lecturer Employees’ Organization (AFT MI #6244) at the University of [...]


Weekly Update – April 11, 2022

EMU Lecturers Rally for Respect On Thursday April 21 at 1:15 pm, members of the Eastern Michigan University Federation of Teachers (EMUFT), AFT Local 9102, are rallying in front of Welch Hall on [...]


Weekly Update – April 4, 2022

TAU at WMU Working for a New Contract The Teaching Assistants Union (TAU, AFT #1729, AFL-CIO), representing graduate student Teaching Assistants at Western Michigan University (WMU), has started [...]