Prior to the inauguration of Governor Hogan, MPEC and AFT Healthcare-MD sent letters of congratulations to then Governor-elect Larry Hogan and asked that he meet with the two Unions to discuss working together in a collaborative process to meet the interests of the employees they represent while at the same time meeting the interests of his administration when they are able to, without making it more difficult for the employees to provide excellent services to the public.
Registered nurses Irene Jadge and Janice Stauffer, members of the Danbury (Conn.) Nurses’ Union, traveled to Washington, D.C., to speak out against a Republican proposal to redefine who qualifies as a full-time worker under the Affordable Care Act.
AFT Healthcare-MD, AFT, AFL-CIO Local #5197 and the State of Maryland have concluded negotiations for a three year (2015-2017) successor agreement to the 2014-2015 MOU.
AFT is joining with the National Action Network for their Justice for All March #justice4all. Saturday, Dec. 13th, 2014. AFT-Maryland will be providing BUS TRANSPORTATION FROM BALTIMORE. See below for details.
Attention Unit E & G members:
Please be aware that 2015 Open Enrollment for Health Benefits runs from Oct. 15 through Nov. 14, 2014. Changes made during Open Enrollment are effective January 1, 2015.
For more information about benefits coverage for Calendar Year 2015, visit the Dept. of Budget & Management's website.