Coalition of Detroit Public Schools UnionsNews ReleaseRuby Newbold, President115 West Willis, Detroit MI 48201(313) 832-1275 FAX (313) 832-2328
For immediate releaseFebruary 04, 2011
Edward L. McNeil, Spec. Asst. to President
Michigan AFSCME Council 25, AFL-CIO
Media AdvisoryDetroit MI February 04, 2011 -- The Coalition of Detroit Public Schools Unions will hold a news conference on Monday, February 07, 2011, at 10:00 AM, in the First Floor Auditorium at Michigan AFSCME Council 25, 600 West Lafayette Blvd., Detroit MI 48226.Union spokespersons will be present and available, in addition to University of Michigan Economist Roland Zullo and Detroit Board of Education President Anthony Adams. The news conference will question figures announced, but not explained, by Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb in connection with his plan to privatize non-instructional services. Union proposals for greater cost savings will be available to the media at the conference.The Coalition of Detroit Public Schools Unions includes: Detroit Association of Educational Office Employees (AFT Local 4168); AFSCME Council 25, Local 345; Detroit Federation of Para-Professionals (AFT Local 2350); Detroit Federation of Teachers (AFT Local 231); Greater Detroit Building Trades Council; Radio and Television Broadcast Engineers, Local 58; International Union of Operating Engineers; Organization of School Administrators and Supervisors (AFSA Local 28).
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. - Martin L. King, Jr.
Tanise M. Hill
Administrative Assistant to
Saundra L. Williams
Metro Detroit AFL-CIO