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AFT Michigan Local 6244, AFL-CIO
Have you ever lost your health insurance and wondered what you would do if you got sick? broke a leg? needed antibiotics? Have you ever had so much teaching work in the fall you didn’t know if you could survive it, only to become almost or totally unemployed in the winter semester and also lose … Continue reading It’s Flu Season… What are You Going to Do about it?
Martin Luther King Jr. was an advocate of strong labor unions because he believed in economic justice. Below are some excerpts from an article that show the importance of labor unions to help workers unite and work toward economic and professional respect… ideas and arguments that we are still making today. Unions are attacked because … Continue reading Celebrate MLK, Celebrate Labor Unions
Today and Every Friday: Bargaining from 9 am until 4 or 5 pm. Put it on your weekly schedule…we will only get a strong contract if we show up and demand it (history as well as the current political climate shows this to be true). Sometimes bargaining finishes early but you can come for any … Continue reading Respect Means an Improved Contract for Lecs