The City Union of Baltimore is proud of and grateful for everyone who works in our 3-1-1, 9-1-1, and Police Emergency Dispatcher call center. You invaluable heroes are the first responders that aid Baltimoreans in times of trouble. Your professionalism and dedication bring certainty and help in moments of confusion and fear.
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What unions do
In AFT President Randi Weingarten’s latest New York Times column, she describes what it is exactly that unions do. Though unions are the most popular they have been in decades, anti-union sentiment still thrives in red states and across the nation. “Several years ago, The Atlantic ran a story whose headline made even me, a labor leader, scratch my head: ‘Union Membership: Very Sexy,’” Weingarten writes in the column. “The gist was that higher wages, health benefits and job security—all associated with union membership—boost one’s chances of getting married. Belonging to a union doesn’t actually guarantee happily ever after, but it does help working people have a better life in the here and now.” Click through to read the full column.
During our 2021 Baltimore City negotiations cycle, CUB was presented with a compensation study report, conducted by the Baltimore City Department of Human Resources. In this report, numerous CUB positions were proposed to have grade increases. These grade increases were to have been implemented on or about July 1, 2022, the beginning of the fiscal year 2023 (this implementation would not have warranted any back pay at that time). Recently, we have been informed by some members that their grade changes are not reflected in Workday. As such, we...
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In case you missed it!Please see the Info Bulletin from the Labor Commissioner's office regarding Friday, Dec. 23, 2022 being declared a holiday by Mayor Scott. If you were required to work on that day, or if you had previously scheduled leave for that day, please see this bulletin for important information about how to handle that in Workday.