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AFSA, Local No. 28, AFL-CIO
2441 W. Grand Blvd., Room 202 A-B
Detroit, Michigan 48208

Telephone: (313) 832-4002   Fax: (313) 832-4010
E-mail Address: osasdet@aol.com


Preserve. Protect. Peace

What do these words mean to you? In a union these words mean everything. We preserve your way of life by working to create the best contracts that support all of the hard work you put in daily. Unions protect when employees are under attack. Unions provide peace. The peace of mind knowing that someone is looking out for you while you work instead of looking over your shoulder while you work. Unions provide something very important to your daily professional life and career but it cannot function without your support. 

How to Become a Member

To join the Union click on the tab. Payment transaction sites are accessible through our website for monthly or every two week payments.  

Please call me if you have questions. 734-657-1132 or email me at debbie.ake@gmail.com

June 8, 2021 

I am missing dues paying members personal email accounts. Email me at debbie.ake@gmail.com if you have not received the link.

You will receive a link to Wednesday’s membership meeting. The link will be sent out to dues paying members. If you do not receive this link you need to forward me your personal email account. The link will also be placed in the members only section of the website.  You will receive the link before 5 PM. Check your email. The link will also be sent out tomorrow as a second reminder. Contract updates and proposals will be discussed at the meeting.   


April 7, 2021 - Link to meeting can be found in the Members Only tab in the

Newsletter section. Members who supplied a personal email will also receive a link in their email. If you have not supplied a personal email you can email me. I will add you so you will start to receive messages from the Union. 

June 2, 2021 Membership Meeting has been moved to June 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm. 

The meeting was moved due to the fact that some Members are on vacation Memorial Week.

September 1, 2021

January 5, 2022


It is important to contact the Union if you are in an unsafe environment.


I was informed today that the District is not signing the OSAS proposal to roll over full vacation banks. The limit is 12. Apply for vacation now!!!

May 29, 2021 - Vacation Information

The Union signed a Letter of Agreement with the District. This year only there is no limit to the number of vacation days that can be rolled over.

May 5, 2021

Check out Member's Only Contract tab for the latest contract information that was just added.

April 27, 2021

The link below is a retirement survey. The Union is in communications with the District for a retirement incentive. If you are interested please complete the survey and return it to the Union. This form is not a commitment. 

Retirement survey2021.doc

April 8, 2021

Thank you for all the Members who attended the Meeting last night. As promised you will find a blue link below for the Letter of Agreement for the Opening of Schools.

The Union is having on going discussion with the District. If you are interested in working summer school in some capacity please email me. If you are interested in a retirement incentive please email me. Your email is not a commitment. 

Remember if you are experiencing difficulties in your locations of an unsafe environment to email me your location and violations that are taking place.

You can use my personal email debbie.ake@gmail.com and/or osasdet@aol.com.

April 6, 2021

If you are thinking of retiring with a incentive please email me debbie.ake@gmail.com.

March 15, 2021

General Membership Meeting dates are posted above. Please make sure you can login to Member's Only tab. I will send a login and password to you if you cannot or I will walk you through the process. Remember you will not be able to login if you are not a dues paying member. Contract updates will be found there. 

March 4, 2021

We had our first negotiation session yesterday. We reviewed the previous contract language. The District presented proposals for changes in our contract language. The Union will review and submit a response or counter. We will be focusing on wage determinations after contract language has been agreed on.



Membership / join now


Membership fees paid to OSAS automatically entitle you to membership in the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA), our national organization.  Numerous no-cost benefits and discounted services are available to OSAS members through AFSA, which include:

  •  Professional Liability
  •  Legal Action Trust
  •  Accidental Death Insurance
  •  Scholarships for Children of Members
  •  Travel and Recreation Discounts
  •  Wireless Telephone Discount

For details about these and other members-only benefits, please follow the link below:

                                  Member Benefits Available Through AFSA


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