Our Union, Our Michigan

At SEIU Local 517M, we are the people of Michigan serving the people of Michigan. We are proud to be connected to our members as we join forces to serve, grow, and lead within our communities. Our voice takes many shapes, as scientists and engineers, road commission crews, paraprofessionals, unemployment insurance examiners, technicians, librarians, city workers, and more. We are public employees.

We Connect


We Serve


We Lead

Member Perspectives

Union membership is more than belonging. It’s engaging in order to shape a shared future in which we all have an active stake.  “As part of an engaged membership, we […]

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Golf Outing Supports Scholarship Fund

On Friday, June 9, 2023, 47 golfers participated in the 2023 SEIU 517M Tomorrow’s Michigan Today Scholarship Golf Outing held at the Wheatfield Valley Golf Course in Williamston. The annual […]

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Governing Documents

SEIU Local 517M Constitution and Bylaws Executive Board Meeting Minutes November 4, 2023 July 29, 2023 April 29, 2023 March 2, 2023 Special Meeting January 28, 2023 November 10, 2022 […]

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Upcoming Events



SEIU Local 517M Member Benefits



Access to Representation by a Professional Labor Representative

Access to the SEIU - Free College Benefit and Student Debt Forgiveness Navigator

Access to Exclusive (Member Only) Programs and Discounts



Political Representation

Legislative Monitoring / Analysis

Public Advocacy on Work Related Issues



Be Informed About the Internal Governance and Affairs of the Union

Access to SEIU LOCAL 517M Publications

Eligibility for the SEIU LOCAL 517M Scholarship Fund

A Voice in your Future

A Voice In Your Future

Run or Vote in Union Elections

Participate in Union Bargaining Efforts

Give Input / Approve Union Contracts

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