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
Until the present crisis has passed, HVALF Delegate Meetings will be held remotely via Zoom. Contact Ian Robinson at president at huronvalleyalf.org if you wish to attend. Continue reading HVALF Delegates Meetings Being Held Remotely
It’s the labor movement’s responsibility to fight racism, for both principled and self-interested reasons. Here are some tools for those of us who are white. Continue reading Anti-racist resources for labor
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
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
(From an email to labor and community supporters) “As I’m sure you’re aware, politicians in Lansing have begun their lame duck efforts to weaken democracy and harm Michiganders. Legislation is moving quickly to gut the paid sick leave and minimum wage initiatives, in addition to attacks on labor unions, workers, women’s health, the environment, recreational marijuana, and much more. They’re also stripping powers of the … Continue reading Ways to fight back during Lame Duck
LAME DUCK ALERT! This video helps to make clear why working people and their unions need to stand up and get active over the next six weeks to protect ourselves against likely assaults on our rights and interests. PLEASE WATCH AND SHARE WIDELY!! After you’ve watched, please join us! Sign the pledge, indicate what types of action you will take in this fight, and share … Continue reading Defend workers during Lame Duck!
The Huron Valley Area Labor Federation sent this letter to AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson on October 16, 2018. Here’s how you can help our CWA brothers and sisters in this fight: go to http://www.shamecampaign.org/ and sign the petition demanding that AT&T behave responsibly. Then share the petition with others via your preferred social media, and use the hashtags: #OffshoreNoMore #StopOutsourcing Dear Mr. Stephenson, I write … Continue reading AT&T, respect your CWA employees and their communities!
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Today’s disgraceful Supreme Court opinion is part of a decades-long assault on working families. Continue reading The Truth about Janus