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AFT members are taking Navient to court

A class-action suit filed in federal court sets out serious allegations that student loan servicer Navient has misled borrowers in public service professions from accessing a loan forgiveness program to boost its own profits. The landmark complaint, which seeks millions in damages and class-wide injunctive relief, details a spate of systematic misrepresentations, untruths and misdirection pedaled by Navient to stop borrowers from enrolling in Public Service Loan Forgiveness, a 10-year payoff plan administered by rival servicer FedLoan.

A Decade of Neglect

“A Decade of Neglect: Public Education Funding in the Aftermath of the Great Recession” details for the first time the devastating impact on schools, classrooms and students when states choose to pursue an austerity agenda in the false belief that tax cuts will pay for themselves. The comprehensive report offers a deep dive into the long-term austerity agendas and historic disinvestment that sparked the wave of nationwide walkouts this spring.

T.A. Ratified

The Tentative Agreement between CUB and Baltimore City Public Schools System was ratified unanimously on August 14th. The next step is for the agreement to be approved by the Board of School Commissioners. Stay tuned! 

Fighting for Member Safety on the Job

City Union of Baltimore President Antoinette Ryan-Johnson met with Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby to discuss protections for members of the City Union of Baltimore. The issue at hand in this meeting was protection for Traffic Enforcement Officers (TEOs) and crossing guards.

Union Night at Camden Yards

CUB Members can purchase tickets through the CUB Office
at 2117 N Howard St., Baltimore MD 21218.

Questions? Call us at (410) 962-1492.

Ratification Meeting for BCPSS 8/14/18

City Union of Baltimore
Local #800, AFT, AFL-CIO
RATIFICATION MEETING
for
BALTIMORE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS SYSTEM
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Office Hours have been extended to accommodate CUB members' work schedules

2117 N. Howard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21218

CUB stands against privatization of City water

Efforts to privatize the water supply in Baltimore got more difficult as the leadership of the City Union of Baltimore and allies offered testimony and support for a city council resolution that would take the matters to the voters in November.

After Janus, we’re in it to win it

In a decision that surprised no one, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 27 ruled against working people and in favor of billionaires and corporate interests in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31, holding that requiring fair-share fees in public sector workplaces violates the First Amendment of the Constitution.