EMU Federation of Teachers Local 9102


EMUFT is local 9102 of the American Federation of Teachers. We are over 100 full-time lecturers and library staff, over 600 part-time lecturers, and together we are half of the teaching faculty at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan. EMUFT is a member-driven organization. As members of EMUFT we can improve the conditions for teaching at EMU and create better educational spaces for our students. The more who are involved, the more we can do to improve teaching and learning.

Trump fails a crucial test

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about Donald Trump's education policies amd how they would devastate our public education system.


Make EMU Member Strong Contract Rally

You are invited to join with other EMUFT members and supporters to help advocate for a fair contract for lecturers:


WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7 @ 12:30

At the Cesar Chavez fountain outside Welch Hall

*Wear red

We have a big year ahead of us...
as we finish Full-time Bargaining and move into Part-time Bargaining. And we'll be looking to implement strategies to get more EMUFT members involved in working together and raising our voices and visibility on campus.
Bring your ideas, perspectives, concerns, energy, and enthusiasm.
Come meet other members and share stories. Let's work together to make EMU a great place for all lecturers and for our students. Remember: our workplace is our students' learning space.

Contact Tim Allen, EMUFT Staff Organizer at 313-633-4487 or emuftorganizer@gmail.com for info or if you have any questions.

Bargaining Updates August 2016

EMUFT has been bargaining the Full Time Lecturers contract with EMU administration. The FTL contract is important to all lecturers because we are one unit and support one another even though we have a separate contract for PTLs. And a strong FTL contract will help us get a strong PTL contract. Here's what happened so far in August.

Sept 3