National Teachers Union To Handle Day-To-Day Operations In DetroitThe American Federation of Teachers has voted to assume day-to-day operations of the Detroit Federation of Teachers union.
"Nothing Short Of Bullying" Says Union President Of Republican ProposalCan state Republican lawmakers penalize universities for ratifying new contracts before "right-to-work" kicks-in?
Wayne State, Faculty Union Reach Tentative AgreementWayne State University and its faculty and academic staff union, the American Association of University Professors-American Federation of Teachers (AAUP-AFT) Local 6075, announced Tuesday that they have tentatively agreed to an 8-year contract.
Vice President Biden Addresses Teacher's Union In DetroitVice President Joe Biden addressed the American Federation of Teachers in Detroit Sunday afternoon, some members of the Republican party picketed in front of Cobo Center.
Detroit Hosts American Federation Of Teachers For the first time in more than 30 years, The American Federation of Teachers is holding its a convention in Detroit.
AFT Chief: Teachers, Public Education Under AttackThe president of the American Federation of Teachers says anti-labor campaigns around the country threaten teachers' well-being and the group's "very existence as a union."
Senate OKs Bill Ending Pensions For New TeachersThe Michigan Senate has passed a bill that would end pensions for newly-hired public school workers and instead give them 401-k's.