Updates from AFT Michigan

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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 [...]

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Weekly Update – September 19, 2022

President Biden is a “Union Man” Last Tuesday, the AFT provided me with the once in a lifetime experience of being at an official White House event.  I joined with about 1,999 folk from [...]

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Weekly Update – September 12, 2022

EMU AAUP/AFT Reaches Tentative Agreement, Ending Strike The Eastern Michigan University  American Association of University Professors / American Federation of Teachers has reached a [...]

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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 [...]

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Weekly Update – August 29, 2022

Celebrate Labor Day with AFT Michigan – Monday, September 5 While there’s no Metro Detroit AFL-CIO Labor Day Parade this year, we invite AFT Michigan members and families to join us for a [...]

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Weekly Update – August 22, 2022

EMU AAUP-AFT Picket This Friday Join with the AAUP-AFT chapter at Eastern Michigan University at an informational picket, Friday, August 26 as they fight for a new contract.  The picket [...]

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Weekly Update – August 8, 2022

AFTers Win Primaries Four AFT Michigan members have won their Democratic Primary races, one for State Senate and three for State House.  Senator Erika Geiss, member of Local 2000 when she [...]

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Weekly Update – August 1, 2022

UM Librarians, Archivists, and Curators win First Contract On Friday, July 29th, LEO-GLAM, the union of librarians, archivists, and curators (LACs) at the University of Michigan, announced [...]

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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, [...]

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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 [...]

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Weekly Update – July 25, 2022

Meeting New Local Leaders Strong local union leaders are essential to our effectiveness as a union.  We have been fortunate to have strong leaders, and the good news is I see that [...]

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