Michigan Education Association

Legal Services

As a member, you receive legal protection from matters arising out of your education employment. MEA employs several full-time attorneys and also retains prestigious law firms to help protect members’ legal rights.

MEA’s legal work helps you in the following areas:

  • Wage and hour laws
  • Unfair labor practices
  • Layoff and recall
  • Retirement
  • Fringe benefits
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Education funding
  • Negotiations
  • Discrimination
  • Health and safety
  • Civil rights
  • Contract enforcement


Legal services


Updated: February 19, 2009 6:25 PM

Did You Know?

Your dues pays for up to $1 million worth of work-related liability insurance at no additional cost to MEA members.

This insurance covers you if you’re faced with either a civil or criminal complaint that arises in the course of your work.

In addition, you receive up to $500 worth of legal fees during an investigation stage that may lead to the filing of a criminal complaint related to your work.