The following edict was instituted by Emergency Manager Roy Roberts in July 2012. This was not a negotiated contract agreed to by the Detroit Federation of Teachers. Public Act 4 allowed EMs dictatorial powers over the district. Although PA 4 later was voided by voters in November 2012, Gov. Rick Snyder and the legislature passed another version of Emergency Financial Management for troubled school districts and cities that again included dictatorial powers. To see the edict, [Download here].