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

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

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

HVALF endorses the WISD’s High Point School Bond millage

The Huron Valley Area Labor Federation endorses the Wastenaw Intermediate School District’s High Point School Bond millage! For further information about the millage, developed by WISD, go to the WISD’s millage page. ¬†List of endorsers¬†. MLive also has a balanced write-up on the millage . This is on the August 6th ballot, so time is short. We encourage all members of HVALF affiliates and their … Continue reading HVALF endorses the WISD’s High Point School Bond millage

NAFTA Town Hall – June 19

For more than 25 years, workers have been devastated by NAFTA and trade rules that benefit corporations at our expense. With the agreement back on the table, find out where the labor movement ¬†stands and make your voice heard. Join HVALF for a Town Hall meeting on NAFTA with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka starting at 6:00 PM at UAW Region 1A, 9650 S. Telegraph Road, … Continue reading NAFTA Town Hall – June 19