Eastpointe Federation of Educators
AFT Local 698 - A Union of Professionals
Representation. Advocacy. Connection.
Membership delivers substantial benefits.
Standing for you and with you since 1942.
We want to hear you.
Your experiences. Your suggestions. Representatives are in every building to hear your voice and address your concerns.
We want to support you.
With representatives in the schools, we are paying close attention to your needs and those of our students. We provide you access to tools, benefits, information, and opportunities to influence outcomes.
We want you to experience the advantages of membership.
Your membership with EFE also makes you a member of our national organization, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), which provides you with $1,000,000 in professional liability insurance. You also have membership in our state affiliate, AFT Michigan, as well as the AFL-CIO. Numerous benefits are offered by these organizations that you can access to improve the quality of your profession and your life. After one year of EFE membership, you may access the EFE sick bank in the event of a qualifying extended illness.
We value your contributions.
Our Collective Bargaining Agreement covers 164 teachers and 35 Paraprofessionals (as of Fall 2020). We are inclusive in our practices and strive to create a sense of belonging.
After almost 80 years, we know that together we are stronger.
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."
Martin Luther King Jr.