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Welcome to the Michigan State AFL-CIO website! We hope you will find this site a helpful, one-stop-shop for information and resources on the Michigan Labor Movement.

If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions, please email our Digital Director Elizabeth Battiste at ebattiste@miaflcio.org.

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Contact Us

Have questions, suggestions or comments? Please fill out the contact form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible. You can also give us a call Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm at (517)487-5966. Michigan State AFL-CIO 419 Washington Square S Suite 200 Lansing, MI 48933 Phone: (517)487-5966 Fax: (517)487-5213

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Job & Fellowship Opportunities

Job Opportunities There are currently no full-time positions available at the Michigan State AFL-CIO. Please check back at a later date for future opportunities. For fellowship program information, please see below. Fellowship Program Are you an undergraduate student who is tired of seeing Michigan’s working families come under attack time and time again? Do you …

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Meet the Officers & Staff

Karla Swift, President Karla Swift has dedicated her entire career to fighting alongside working families. First as a rank-and-file member of UAW Local 483 and worker at General Motors, then as a union organizer, Swift was a consistent voice for economic justice. Swift served as the state director of We Are the People—a diverse coalition …

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Mission Statement

The Michigan State AFL-CIO is the state federation of labor, representing over 1,000,000 active and retired members of 59 unions throughout the state. The mission of the Michigan State AFL-CIO is to improve the lives of working families—to bring economic justice to the workplace and social justice to our state and the nation. To accomplish …

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What is a union?

Work Connects Us All. Respect on the job? Check. Fairness? Check. Training opportunities? Check. A voice at work? Check. Unions are about a simple proposition: By joining together, working women and men gain strength in numbers so they can have a voice at work about what they care about. They negotiate a contract with their employer for things …

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