From the President, Summer 2014

It has been my privilege to be president for about a year and a half. I have taken this position to do my best to continue our growth with your help. My vision is to improve communication with our members, as well as stakeholders, and to protect the rights and benefits of our members.

AFT Convention 2014

Delegates from AFT-Maryland local affiliates traveled to Los Angeles, California, July 11-15, 2014 to attend and participate in AFT's biennial national Convention. #AFT14
 

AFT-MD locals support Postal Workers in Los Angeles

Delegates from AFT-Maryland locals joined the AFT Rally to support US Postal Workers and STOP STAPLES outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Maryland delegates represented Baltimore Teachers Union, BCFPE, BCFPHN, City Union of Baltimore, MPEC, and AFT Healthcare-Maryland.

CUB joins Stop Staples Rally

CUB members stood with postal workers on Sunday, June 22nd at a "Stop Staples!" rally. Community members gathered in front of the Staples store at Eastpoint Mall on Eastern Avenue in Baltimore Sunday afternoon to tell the retail store to stop attacking good jobs and public post offices.

CUB Recruits New City Employees

Members of the City Union of Baltimore and AFT-Maryland attended an orientation for new city employees June 12th.

CUB used the occasion to inform the new employees of the benefits of CUB membership. Nine employees joined CUB after hearing a presentation by Maxine Holmes, CUB Labor Relations Specialist, and Janelle Edmonds, an AFT-Maryland Organizer. 

CUB conducts outreach and recruitment efforts every month to inform employees of the benefits of union membership.

6/18/14
 

State of the Union, June 5, 2014

State of the Union, on the occasion of CUB's annual membership meeting, Thursday June 5, 2014

Good evening, ladies and gentleman, sisters and brothers, I would like to OFFICIALLY welcome you to the City Union of Baltimore’s annual membership meeting.