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Join a Protest Near You

Let's make our voices heard next week!

Across Michigan on Wednesday, Aug. 3, MEA and AFT Michigan members will gather together in their communities to protest Gov. Rick Snyder's frivolous appeal of a court ruling that school employees are owed 3% of their salary that the state illegally stole from paychecks.

Call to Action: Now is the Time to Lobby for Return of 3% Money

It’s a study in contrasts.

MEA’s court victory this week solidifies our strength in numbers and reinforces our power in sticking together. The five-year legal battle in the 3 percent retirement case, fought across multiple fronts, could hardly have been fought by a single member alone.

Yet now just two men stand between school employees and the money that a state appeals court has said should be returned to them: Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette.

Rochester Parents Tap Into Community Frustrations Over DPS Legislation

In just one week, parents in Rochester succeeded in organizing and advertising a demonstration that drew 650 participants to march and wave signs at the school district’s 20 buildings on Monday – all in support of students in Detroit.