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

Equitable Sacrifice in a Time of Great Inequality: HVALF Response to U-M President Schlissel

A Response to U of M President Mark Schlissel’s Proposed Cuts from the Huron Valley Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, working people risk their lives every day, often for meager pay, to perform essential services. In return, they should be able to count on the respect and support of their employers. On April 20th, University of Michigan President Mark … Continue reading Equitable Sacrifice in a Time of Great Inequality: HVALF Response to U-M President Schlissel

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