AFT-Maryland Members take to Annapolis

It's one thing to work to get officials elected; it's another to lobby them for action. In an effort to lobby their elected representatives, AFT-Maryland took to Annapolis on February 9th to let State Delegates and Senators know just how they felt about a number of issues.

Budget Cuts and State Workers

Are state workers not Maryland families? Governor Hogan said Maryland families have been tightening their belts, but his new budget makes state workers tighten them even more. ​Under the Governor's budget, well deserved and long overdue Cost of Living increases will be taken back by the State.

Happy New Year!

From the CUB President: It is hard to believe that another year has come and we are at the end of 2014. This year has afforded us accomplishments and growth. ...

The CUB staff joins me in wishing you a happy holiday season and a prosperous new year.

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Happy Holidays from the AFT-Maryland Family

Members of our locals celebrate the holidays in many ways. On Friday, December 5th, members of the City Union of Baltimore gathered for their annual holiday party and program at the IBEW Local 24 Union Hall in Baltimore.

Per Capita notification

In accordance with the CUB Constitution and By-laws, Article 1, Section 1, this is to inform you of the increase in Per-Capita* (pass-through) tax since 2007 in the amount of six dollars and fifty-three cents ($6.53) per month. This pass-through increases were voted on at the 2008, 2010, 2014 American Federation of Teachers (AFT) National Convention and the AFT-Maryland Constitutional Convention in 2009 and 2013. The increases were not passed on according to the Constitution. You will be charged the pass-through increase of $2.92 two dollars ninety-two effective January 1, 2015.

Retirement Farewell: Delores Powell

The time has come for me to turn a new chapter in my life. As of December 31st, I am retiring as a 45 year employee of the Baltimore City Public School System, 17 years with the City Union of Baltimore.