Steve Conn - FILE PHOTO (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Steve Conn Removed From Office And Kicked Out Of Detroit Federation Of Teachers

Steve Conn was removed from the presidency Wednesday and kicked out of the Detroit Federation of Teachers.

CBS Detroit–08/12/2015

Steve Conn speaks to supports after he is sworn in as DFT president. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

New DFT President Says No Tactics Off The Table

The new head of the Detroit Federation of Teachers union has been sworn-in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2015

DIA’s Film Theatre Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Special Ticket Price Weekend

The Detroit Film Theatre (DFT) will celebrate 40 years of outstanding cinematic drama this January.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2013


Union Re-Elects Johnson As DFT President

Keith Johnson re-elected as Detroit Federation of Teachers president.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2012

Roy Roberts, DPS Emergency Manager

DPS Imposes New Contract; Teachers Union Unhappy

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Roy Roberts has issued an order to impose a new labor contract with the Detroit Federal of Teachers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2012

(WWJ Photo, File)

Detroit Teacher Layoffs ‘Going To Be Very Personal’

DFT President Keith Johnson says a new state law leaves it up the the district which teachers will stay and go.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2012

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DPS Laying Off Teachers During Start Of MEAP Testing

Dozens of Detroit Public Schools teachers are being laid off — and it’s happening during the important start of the crucial MEAP testing period. DFT President Keith Johnson says the layoffs could not come at a worse time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2011


DFT Responds To Robert Bobb’s Expanded Role

The DFT’s Executive Vice President says the union already has an agreement with Bobb and has nothing else to give.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2011


A Re-Count Scheduled For DFT President

Keith Johnson will have to wait until the recount on votes is complete Wednesday, January 19 to find out if he continues as the Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT) president.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2011

Union Urges DPS Subs To Reduce Work

The president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers has instructed teachers to stop writing lesson plans, grading students and attending parent-teacher conferences.