Once again this year, we will repeat a popular $30 dues rebate that nearly 5,000 members took advantage of last year to save approximately $140,000.
In the last week, Gov. Snyder has signed legislation setting the education budget for next year and enacting retirement changes for new school employees. The retirement legislation, SB 401, passed…
Building off of the successful Women’s Marches in January, this Saturday, July 22, activists will March for Public Education in Washington, D.C. and other cities around the country. In Michigan,…
The bill that would ban school calendar and schedule as topics of bargaining did not come up for a vote this week – your calls and emails to lawmakers ensured the state House leadership could not rally enough “yes” votes to forward HB 4163 to the Senate.
We hear it often – “All politicians are the same. Why vote?” Or members tell us – “Why bother phoning or emailing legislators? They never listen anyway.”
Despite pressure from many MEA members who traveled to the Capitol on short notice, the Michigan House and Senate today narrowly passed legislation that would weaken retirement security for newly hired school employees and increase future costs to taxpayers.
June 15, 2017 — The following statement can be attributed to MEA President Steven Cook regarding today’s passage of SB 401 and HB 4647: