MEA, along with our sisters and brothers at AFT Michigan, are working on two ways for school employees to get informed and involved ahead of the Supreme Court’s Nov. 8 hearing on the long-running 3 percent lawsuit – including “flashlight vigils” to show the faces of those affected by the case.
Hundreds of people braved steady rain Monday night to show support of teachers in Utica and Parchment who have been working without contracts since July.
The MEA App has a brand new interface—download or update it now for handy access to many benefits of membership.
Longtime MEA activist and Lansing teacher Deborah McMillan was posthumously awarded the 2017 MEA Distinguished Service Award, our organization’s highest honor, during last weekend’s Representative Assembly.
Local leaders in Parchment and Utica – where contract talks have stalled – are asking union members from neighboring communities to join them in informational picketing next Monday evening.
Welcome to the first edition of “Lobbying Insider,” a new recurring feature in MEA Voice to give members a behind-the-scenes look at MEA’s legislative advocacy. By David Michelson and Christina Canfield, MEA Lobbyists MEA lobbyists have analyzed data from an MEA member survey regarding teacher evaluations. The lobbyists have worked hard to find common ground with…
I am a teacher fighting… For the voices of those encased in a city Still crying for justice, a human right, and constant attention. —from “We Can’t Fight Alone” by Jessyca Mathews, pictured above in downtown Flint’s Café Rhema There’s a saying that dates back to the Roman philosopher and playwright Seneca—Aut inveniam viam…