HVALF endorses the following candidates for Jackson and Saline city offices: Derek Dobies for Jackson Mayor Laura Beth Stephens for Jackson City Council Ward 4 Colleen Sullivan for Jackson City Council Ward 6 Jim Dell’Orco for Saline City Council At-Large To keep up on HVALF’s endorsement every election cycle, check out our Endorsements page. Continue reading Jackson and Saline Endorsements
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
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
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
Questionnaires are due by 11:59pm on Friday June 14 for local candidates whose filing deadline has passed. There will be another opportunity later in the summer for candidates whose filing deadline is in July. Link for questionnaire . Continue reading 2019 Municipal Questionnaire
April 19th at the Grotto (303 S Ashley St, A2) come support WACWA workers and help build and organize for the next unionization efforts in Ann Arbor! Facebook event here. Continue reading Labor Solidarity with Mighty Good Coffee Workers
(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!
Join labor and community activists for an upcoming workshop: SECRETS OF A SUCCESSFUL ORGANIZER “Are you ready to organize your co-workers to win victories at work? These workshops are for you. Learn the basics of organizing and creating a winning plan, based on the popular book Secrets of a Successful Organizer. Learn the time-tested methods that work!” When: Saturday, December 8, 2018, 9 am-1 pm … Continue reading Inspire Your Co-Workers into Action workshop
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!