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Key Documents

Weingarten Rights

Please make sure you understand your right to representation when you suspect you may be called in to any kind of meeting that could be disciplinary. Building reps picked up these information cards at the February 2023 General Membership Meeting. Please make sure you keep this with you at your work place in the event it is needed. These cards will be available at general membership meetings. 

Weingarten Rights

2023-2024 Agreement (Ratified and Approved)

Please click the link, 2021-23 TA, to view the Tentative Agreement in full. 


DFT Constitution and By-Laws

The DFT Constitution and By-laws [Download here] or here dft_constitution.pdf.

Donations of Sick Days Policy

The DFT and the district have agreed on a Donation of Sick Days Policy which allows members to donate unused sick days to catastrophically ill members. Read through the policy and if you think you would qualify for this benefit, reach out to the DFT Office before you submit paperwork to the district. There are these forms which need to be completed: Application to Use Donated Sick DaysSick Leave Physician Statement, and the Donation of Sick Days Authorization Form.


IMPORTANT: If Absent More than 5 Days

If you are off work more than FIVE days, you need to complete paperwork (physician's certificate) for pay or a leave. Forms can be obtained by going to the hub at the website. Click on Human Resources and then Employee Health Services to download the forms. Make sure to file these important papers otherwise your pay or job may be in jeopardy.

WHAT'S NEW: LOA Amended Calendar Change

The district and the union have signed a Letter of Agreement affecting the 2023-2024 calendar. The Professional Development originally scheduled for Monday, January 29th will now be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. This change is due to the Michigan Presidential Primary Election being held on that day and many of our work locations are polling site. Other calendar changes include the February Count Date and the recognition of Juneteenth. You can read the LOA here  2024 Calendar Change Letter of Agreement .

WHAT'S NEW: 2023-2024 Class Size Overage Supplemental Pay

Click here for the letter of agreement which addresses oversize classes for the 2023-2024 school year.