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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. 

AFTMD Gubernatorial Debate Viewing Party, 6/2/14

Join your union sisters and brothers as we watch the three democratic candidates for governor– Heather Mizeur, Doug Gansler, and Labor-endorsed Anthony Brown – engage in the final debate before the primary election. Food and soft drinks will be provided.

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CUB Reclaims the Promise

The City Union of Baltimore (CUB) has initiated a series of activities designed to engage that union in the “Reclaiming the Promise” effort, called for by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). The nation-wide initiative is intended to galvanize local communities and engage them in activities intended to reclaim the promise of high-quality public services and public education.

AFL-CIO Labor Kick-Off & Canvass

AFT Executive Vice President Lorretta Johnson and members of AFT-Maryland joined other union activists and Maryland political candidates April 26, 2014, for the Maryland/District of Columbia (MD/DC) AFL-CIO “Labor Kick-off and Canvass” for endorsed candidates. MD/DC AFL-CIO President Fred Mason, Jr., and Secretary-Treasurer Donna Edwards hosted the kickoff event...

AFT-Maryland Aids Kansas Organizing Effort

AFT-Maryland staff and affiliate members journeyed to Wichita, Kansas, March 9-14 for a week of intensive training in the AFT organizing model and to help the Kansas Organization of State Employees (KOSE) identify potential activists and recruit new union members. The AFT-Maryland volunteers joined union members from Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, and Kansas in the joint organizing effort, which was launched as a part of the “Reclaiming the Promise of High Quality Public Services for Strong Communities,” an AFT national initiative."