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

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 May 1 April 21. Fill it out here COUNTY COMMISSIONER – Questionnaire due May 1. Fill it out here … Continue reading 2020 Questionnaires

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

Endorsements 2018

Below are the Huron Valley Area Labor Federation’s endorsements in upcoming races. The general election is Tuesday, November 6. STATEWIDE OFFICE Governor & Lt. Gov: Gretchen Whitmer & Garlin Gilchrist (D) Secretary of State: Jocelyn Benson (D) Attorney General: Dana Nessel (D) FEDERAL OFFICE US Senator: Debbie Stabenow (D) US House, District 7: Gretchen Driskell (D) US House, District 8: Elissa Slotkin (D) US House, … Continue reading Endorsements 2018