Now is the time! Show that you are still committed to building and maintaining our power. Help keep our union strong and protect our collective voice by signing up today for alternative dues collection.More
A huge thank you to all who participated in last night’s healthcare call. As promised, we have shared below, the link for members who would like to check to see if your current doctor participates in Blue Care Network. Please click the link and follow the directions.
The stakes are high this election season. Voters will decide on a number of issues that are critical to the future of our school district, our union and the city of Detroit.
Join the Detroit Federation of Teachers and other union members for community canvassing, phone banking and a voter registration.
One of the best ways to have an impact on the future of our schools, our profession and our city is to get involved in this exciting election by volunteering to engage our friends and neighbors.
Check out this article in the Los Angeles Times on the class action lawsuit filed against Gov. Rick Snyder and state education officials on behalf of Detroit’s students and families. DFT leaders participated in a press conference on Sept. 13 announcing the lawsuit. Read the full article here.
In response to news of an unspecified threat targeting Detroit public schools, Detroit Federation of Teachers leaders are urging schools transition manager, Judge Steven Rhodes, to meet their obligation to ensure safe and secure environments for students and educators.
The Detroit Federation of Teachers has voted to ratify a new contract agreement. While the contract is far from perfect, the ratification is a significant step in the right direction for our members and our school district. Our fight forward begins now.