Best economy ever?

In AFT President Randi Weingarten’s latest column in the New York Times, she writes that, despite President Trump’s claims that we have the “best economy ever,” his policies are harming working and middle-class Americans, many of whom are struggling just to get by. “Our political and economic systems are so weighted toward the wealthy that opportunity will only come through the power of collective action,” she writes, using “the surest vehicles to increase opportunity for ordinary Americans”—public education, labor unions and voting. Read the full column.

CUB Statement on the death of employee at wastewater treatment plant

All of us here at the City Union of Baltimore are deeply saddened at the tragic death of Trina Cunningham. Beyond being a CUB member and faithful employee of the City of Baltimore, she was a wife, mother, sister, and daughter. Each of her colleagues spoke highly of her commitment and dedication to the job. It pains us that a person with so much life ahead of them dies so young and tragically.

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AFL-CIO Night at Camden Yards 2019

Join us for the annual AFL-CIO Night at Camden Yards, Friday, July 12, 2019 at 7:05 p.m. Baltimore Orioles vs. Tampa Bay Rays. Tickets cost $12.00.

* * * * While supplies last * * * *

$3.00 of the price of the ticket will benefit Community Services projects, including the Food Pantry, Holiday Baskets and other services provided to members in crisis.

**** Tickets go on sale May 1, 2019 ****
at
City Union of Baltimore
2117 N. Howard Street
Baltimore, Maryland  21217

 

Swearing-In Ceremony of 51st Mayor

City employees are invited to attend the Swearing-In Ceremony of the 51st Mayor, Bernard C. “Jack” Young scheduled for Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the War Memorial Building, 101 N Gay Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Doors will open at 12:30PM and the ceremony will begin promptly at 2:00PM. The ceremony should take approximately one (1) hour.