CUB Successfully Fights Layoffs

City Union of Baltimore members are claiming a victory in fighting back against layoffs. Last October, then Mayor Jack Young proposed laying off nearly 70 CUB members and privatizing water meter operations.

AFTMD Statement on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Day 2021

Every year we undertake the solemn task of honoring and remembering the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year feels like there’s an urgency to his words and memory. The spirit of national unity has been stretched thin by those seeking to support white supremacy.

Thankfully there are many more of us who heed and believe the words of Dr. King than there are of those who would divide us and promote racist, sexist fascism. The challenge for us is to not only remember Dr. King’s words, but to practice them. ...

READ MORE AT: http://md.aft.org/press/aft-maryland-statement-rev-dr-martin-luther-king-jr-day-2021

 

Payroll issues with WORKDAY system

We have become acutely aware of the difficulties that the new payroll system, WORKDAY, is causing CUB Members employed in various agencies throughout the city. I have been in direct communication with Shop Stewards throughout our system and have been collecting information and data regarding specific cases by name and issue.

Free College Benefit for Union Members

Union Members! Are you aware of the Free College Benefit provided through our partnership with Union Plus? Visit http://www.unionplusfreecollege.org or call 888-590-9009 to learn more. Or click here to download the flyer

The Union Plus Free College Benefit makes it possible for you and your family members to earn an associate degree completely online – for FREE. Short Term Certificate Options with the Business Management Degree -- Cyber Security • Programming and Development • Digital and Social Media • Data Analytics • Project Management • Operations and Logistics • Human Resources • IT Help Desk • Labor Studies and more!

The Free College Benefit Covers Amounts For Tuition, Fees Or E-Books That Are Not Covered By Federal Or Employer Education Grants. Family of Union Plus members are defined as children (or stepchildren), grandchildren (or step-grandchildren), spouses, domestic partners, financial dependents, siblings and parents.

Important notice: Unemployed, furloughed, and laid off union workers and their extended family are also eligible to enroll in Free College. The interested student should complete an inquiry form and follow the enrollment steps.

Now Enrolling For Classes Starting January 11, 2021

On the Passing of CUB Member Charles Johnson

Sadly, the City Union of Baltimore (CUB) family has been struck by the global pandemic that has terrorized many Americans. Charles Johnson was a valued member of our union and a dedicated Baltimore City employee. We are all saddened by his death and extend our condolences to his family during their time of bereavement. 
 
This tragic loss underscores how important it is for all of us to do our best to protect one another. Essential city workers have continually worked since the beginning of this pandemic to ensure the city and its services continue to run as smoothly as possible. These workers deserve

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