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A nominations letter and form have been mailed to the last known address for AFT Healthcare Maryland members, so please do not discard this mail.


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On Saturday, October 29, 2016, AFT-Maryland invited members from its affiliated unions to take part in an anti-bullying workshop held at the Federation’s offices. Cliff Denby and Sandra Davis of the...


The Baltimore Blast has just announced that their home opener on November 11 will be MD State Employee Appreciation Night!  Attached is the flyer with information about how to order tickets.  The tickets to see the championship team are deeply discounted for State employees.  The ticket cost is normally $22 and it will only be $10 for State employees.  Family and friends will receive a $3 discount.  Additionally, the Blast has arranged a pre-game meet and greet with the players.  Go Blast!


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  • Bullying in the Workplace (and what to do about it)
  • How to Use Social Media (and not get fired)

Saturday, October 29, 2016
at the Baltimore Teachers Union
4701 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Lunch to be Provided.

RSVP to Janell Edmonds at AFT-Maryland: (443) 320-4714  or

Click here for an event flyer to share.


The 2016 AFT National Convention in Minneapolis, MN was one for the ages. Not only was it the 100th anniversary of the union, but there were a number of high profile elected officials and social justice activists that addressed the convention. The members even took to the streets themselves to put the rhetoric into action. The AFT-Maryland delegation was not only well represented but they also had a strong impact on the presentations and displays during the convention.

The convention kicked off with President Randi Weingarten’s state of the union address. Included in her remarks were a number