HVALF Resolutions July 2021

Resolution At our July 6, 2021 monthly meeting, HVALF Delegates passed the following Resolution: Delegates to the Huron Valley Area Labor Council (HVALF) have learned that some of our sisters and brothers in the Michigan Nurses Association University of Michigan Professional Nurses Council (MNA UMPNC) have recently stopped paying dues, thereby quitting their union. We strongly urge our MNA UMPNC sisters and brothers to remain in … Continue reading HVALF Resolutions July 2021

HVALF Statement on U-M Regent Ron Weiser

U-M Regent Ron Weiser’s recent remarks to the North Oakland Republican Club are the latest in a series of statements and actions that are incompatible with the values and mission of a public university such as the University of Michigan.  The threats of violence towards five democratically elected officials are particularly abhorrent and have no place in a university dedicated to the open pursuit of … Continue reading HVALF Statement on U-M Regent Ron Weiser

NOW HIRING: Field Coordinator

February 3, 2021 — The Huron Valley Area Labor Federation (HVALF) is hiring a Field Coordinator to assist in implementing labor’s agenda in our region. The Field Coordinator will work in a six-county region that encompasses the HVALF’s four counties (Washtenaw, Livingston, Jackson, and Hillsdale) and the two counties overseen by the Monroe/Lenawee County AFL-CIO Central Labor Council (MLCLC). The Field Coordinator will report on … Continue reading NOW HIRING: Field Coordinator

Signal boost: EMU-FT press release

(From time to time, HVALF is asked to provide additional publicity for efforts being made by our affiliate unions. Please see the press release below from Eastern Michigan University Federation of Teachers, AFT 9102.) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from EMUFTL PTL July 8, 2020 Contact: Daric Thorne, emuftpresident@gmail.com, 810-618-6487 EMU Administration Derails Contract Negotiations with Employee UnionIn the midst of the COVID-19, university administration wants … Continue reading Signal boost: EMU-FT press release

2020 Endorsements

(This list was last updated 9/2/2020 and reflects decisions taken through the 9/1/2020 delegate body meeting and the 8/20/2020 MI AFL-CIO general board meeting. HVALF has the authority to issue endorsements only in races at the county and local level. Endorsements made by the state or national federation are included for informational purposes and are so noted. -CW) For President of the United States – … Continue reading 2020 Endorsements