Welcome to the EMU Federation of Teachers website! EMUFT is a union of all part-time and full-time lecturers at Eastern Michigan University. As a union of individuals, EMUFT engages a collaborative model of participation: together we are stronger!
A broad-based group of organizations has released "A New Social Compact for American Education"—a groundbreaking rethinking of accountability that replaces the current paradigm of "test and punish" with a focus on what is needed to support and improve teaching and learning.
One rotten apple at Time magazine—specifically, the cover of an upcoming issue about teacher tenure—is generating lots of anger and activism among AFT members and our friends and allies.
Read the full text of the arbitrator's decision which finds in favor of Part-Time lecturers in the Math Department, and the EMUFT Bargaining Agreement, in regard to course scheduling and hiring: Arbitration Decision Document
EMUFT President Sonya Alvarado’s Speech to the EMU Board of Regents Regarding the New Pay Schedule for Part-Time Lecturers, 10/7/2014