2020 Questionnaires

HVALF is considering applications for endorsement for the following offices. In order to be considered for an endorsement, candidates must submit a questionnaire by the relevant due date. If you have any questions please contact HVALF Field Coordinator Conner Wood cwood@miaflcio.org STATE REPRESENTATIVE – Questionnaire due April 21. Fill it out here COUNTY COMMISSIONER – Questionnaire due May 1. Fill it out here JUDGE – … Continue reading 2020 Questionnaires

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UAW Strike Solidarity

Those seeking to support striking UAW workers can do so in two ways. 1) Walk a picket line! Workers are picketing 24/7 at two locations in our jurisdiction — 50000 Ecorse Rd, Ypsilanti and 2625 Tyler Rd, Ypsilanti (2 gates, parking alongside either one). 2) Provide material donations (NOT cash). To find out what workers need, please reach out to United Way Labor Liaison Sheila … Continue reading UAW Strike Solidarity

COVID-19 Resources

For folks that have any issues with being classified as essential, these links are helpful! Labor and Economic Opportunity – How to File a Complaint with MIOSHA AG – Know Your Rights Resource on the paid leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Tips from Washtenaw County United Way: COVID-19 Personal Finance Tips (English) (Spanish) AFL-CIO: Working People’s Demands in Response to Coronavirus … Continue reading COVID-19 Resources

HVALF Letter to U-M President Mark Schlissel Regarding Prosecution of Students

The Huron Valley Area Labor Federation sent the following letter to University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel yesterday October 3, 2019, asking him to not prosecute U-M students who are trying to move the U-M administration to do more, faster to address the climate crisis. A PDF version is available and a text-only version is as well. Continue reading HVALF Letter to U-M President Mark Schlissel Regarding Prosecution of Students

Solidarity with UAW

Solidarity with our brothers & sisters in the UAW who work for GM. After $35 billion in worker-generated profits over the last 3 years GM is refusing to budge on key issues. We at HVALF stand ready to support our UAW members as needed. #GMInvestInUS “UAW International Union AUTO WORKERS GO ON STRIKE AFTER YEARS OF TIRELESSLY HELPING GENERAL MOTORS REACH RECORD-LEVEL PROFITS — UAW … Continue reading Solidarity with UAW