Memo on Bonuses

Attention!! Attention!! Attention!!

City Union of Baltimore Members employed with the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore:

It has come to our attention, via the Labor Commissioner's office, that the one time negotiated bonus of $750 for FY22, minus all applicable taxes, is being distributed tomorrow 9/16/2022 to CUB members. 

Sharing more pathways to student debt relief

As the landscape of student debt shifts, and more and more opportunities allow borrowers to have their debt relieved, the AFT is using every avenue to ensure that the word is out. In affiliate meetings, telephone town halls, media coverage and social media, the union is spreading the news, and at a student debt clinic at AFT headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 31, AFT President Randi Weingarten vowed to reach as many people as possible with information that could save them tens—and sometimes hundreds—of thousands of dollars.

CUB Presentations on Workplace Health and Safety

The City Union of Baltimore’s (CUB) August monthly member meeting featured interns from the Occupational Safety and Health Internship Program (OHIP) making a final presentation. The interns, Diana Quintanilla and Audra Lucas, shared with the membership their findings after an eight week program that focused on health and safety of Baltimore city employees in the Department of Public Works (DPW) and Department of Transportation (DOT). They worked under the guidance of President Antoinette Ryan-Johnson and Keith Wrightston, Assistant Director of Health Issues for the AFT. 

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Union Night at Camden Yards

AFL-CIO UNION NIGHT at CAMDEN YARDS


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Friday, August 19, 2022 at 7:05 p.m.
to see the Baltimore Orioles vs. the Boston Red Sox.

Discounted ticket sales for CUB Members!



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CUB Members Complete OSHA-10 Training

Unions play an important role in making workplaces better for workers. That work shows up in a myriad of ways. For the City Union of Baltimore, Local 800, one of the ways the union does this is by working to make job sites safer for Baltimore city employees. Following the tragic workplace death of CUB member Trina Cunningham, the union has led the fight in the city for worker safety. 

To that end, CUB, in conjunction with AFT-Maryland and the AFT national federation, provided a two-day safety workshop for CUB stewards, health and safety committee members, and staff to learn and share best practices. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)10-hour intensive training sessions examine every aspect of workplace safety. The training, which was led by Keith Wrightson and Amy Baruth from AFT Health Issues, covered ... CLICK TO READ