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Labor Early Voting Kickoff and GOTV

Join us this Saturday, Oct. 27th, as hundreds of Union Activists gather to kick off early voting and Get Out The Vote for Labor-Endorsed candidates!
 
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Meeting: 9:00a.m. to 11:00a.m.
Canvassing: 11:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.
IBEW 24 Hall
2701 W Patapsco Ave.
Baltimore MD 21230
 
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Election 2018 Information

Are you registered to vote? Voter registration in Maryland for the general election ends on Oct. 16th.

  • October 16, 2018: Deadline to register to vote in the General Election.
  • October 25 - November 1, 2018: Early Voting for the General Election.
  • November 6, 2018: Election Day

For more information, visit the website for the State Board of Elections at: https://elections.maryland.gov/

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!