AFT Healthcare-MD Local #5197 has filed an Unfair Labor Practice complaint with the Maryland Public Employee Labor Relations Board over the State's implementation of the Registered Nurse signing bonus and retention bonus that was negotiated between the Union and the State in the 2014-2015 MOU (collective bargaining agreement).
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Senate voted unanimously Thursday for the state’s $40 billion budget.
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AFT-Maryland joins the Metropolitan Baltimore Council AFL-CIO for their annual Night in Annapolis: Monday, March 23, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
This event provides an excellent opportunity for labor and elected officials to exchange ideas. We need you, your co-union members, family, and friends to make this a success. Be sure to wear your union jackets, shirts, and hats.
Monday, March 23, 2015
College Avenue at Rowe Boulevard
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten looks at how Minnesota and Wisconsin have followed very different economic paths since electing new governors in 2010.
Last chance to fight the 2% pay cut for public employees!
Last chance to save Public Education Funding!
Rally against the Governor’s Budget, March 16th
The Senate and House of Delegates are in the most critical stages in determining the state’s operating budget. This is our last chance to make our voice heard to save education in Baltimore City! And this is our last chance to make our voice heard to fight against Governor Hogan’s 2% pay cut to public employees!
The VSP offered today by Department of Budget and Management benefits neither the employee nor the State. (Sun: "State workers offered $15k in voluntary separation program") It is instead a reward for political appointees who will be leaving State government.