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Sister Geneva Ayers Arrangements

Dear Brothers and Sisters of CUB,

It is with a sad heart that I inform you of the passing of our beloved Sister Geneva B. Ayers. Sister Ayers worked in the Finance Department for Baltimore City and served as an Area Vice President on the Executive Board and Steward Council for CUB members. After retiring, she continued her legacy and fight by becoming a member of CUB-800R, our Retiree Chapter. Sister Geneva will be truly missed.

Notice: Health Care Waiver Benefits

NOTICE to ALL CITY OF BALTIMORE CUB MEMBERS
SUBJECT: HEALTH CARE WAIVER BENEFITS

For years, the MOU for CUB included a payment benefit of $650 for any bargaining unit member who elected to decline medical benefits during open enrollment, upon a showing that the member had medical benefits provided to them from another source. In some cases, for example, the source of medical benefits came from a spouse or equivalent who also worked for the City and elected spousal or family coverage. In other cases, the source of medical benefits came from a spouse or equivalent who worked for a non-city employer who’s plan also covered the member.   

In the last bargaining cycle with the City, the Union secured a health care waiver payment in lieu... CLICK TO READ

CUB phones out of service Oct 8, 2021

City Union of Baltimore phones will be temporarily out of service Friday, October 8, 2021. The phones will be restored on Monday, October 11, 2021.

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Admin Leave Available for Flu Shots

Annual Seasonal Influenza Vaccination & Certification Form was sent out via e-blast to all Baltimore City employees from the Office of the Labor Commissioner (Bulletin 21-23, below, or click here).  City employees may be granted up to 3 hours of adminstrative leave (permission leave) through Dec. 30, 2021 to visit their doctor or pharmacy to receive an annual influenza vaccination.

CUB Steward Council Meeting, 9/15/21

CUB will hold our next Steward Council Meeting on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 beginning at 5:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held via Zoom Webinar, and participants must register in advance to receive your own unique login code. Please register at the link below.

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://aft.zoom.us/

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Union Night at Camden Yards

It's that time of year again, UNION NIGHT AT CAMDEN YARDS! The Metropolitan Baltimore AFL-CIO has secured the event for Friday, September 10, 2021 at 7:05 p.m., Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays. Tickets are priced at $12 each. The proceeds from ticket sales supports the AFL-CIO Community Services of Central Maryland.

Liberal Leave for Early Dismissal for 9/1/21

(via the Office of the Labor Commissioner, Bulletin Number: 21-22, September 1, 2021)

Liberal Leave in Effect Today, September 1, 2021, for Non-Essential Employees (click through for link to the bulletin)

Today, Wednesday, September 1, 2021, liberal leave is in effect for non-essential employees at 2:00PM.  LIBERAL LEAVE IS OPTIONAL FOR EMPLOYEES TO TELEWORK. Employees must get permission from their immediate supervisor or designee prior to using liberal leave today.   The normal advanced notice requirement is waived.  Non-essential employees will be required to use accumulated vacation, personal leave, or compensatory time, or authorized leave without pay. 

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Baltimore City COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

We are aware that Mayor Scott’s administration is moving forward with the implementation of a vaccination mandate for all city workers, including City Union of Baltimore members. The administration came to us on Monday, August 30, 2021 and informed us that this policy would be implemented effective October 18th.

Steward Council Meeting Cancelled 2021-08-18

NOTICE: The Steward Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 18, 2021 has been cancelled. Contact the office with any questions at (410) 962-1492.

Membership Meeting, July 21, 2021

City Union of Baltimore will hold a Membership Meeting, virtually, via Zoom, on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. We encourage every member to attend! See link below to register.

The agenda will be as follows: