07/03/2015 Observed for Independence Day (CUB Office, Baltimore City Schools and Offices closed) 07/04/2015 Independence Day 07/06/2015 COPE & Social Committee Meeting* 5:00 p.m. 07/15/2015 Steward Council Meeting* 5:00 p.m. 07/16/2015 AFL-CIO Union Meeting** 7:00 p.m. 07/30/2015 Last day to purchase tickets for Annual Membership Appreciation Picnic (or until all tickets are sold out)
* 2117 N. Howard Street ** 2701 W. Patapsco Avenue 21230
Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, sisters and brothers, I would like to OFFICIALLY welcome you the City Union of Baltimore's annual membership meeting.
I would first like to take a moment to recognize our brothers and sisters that are no longer with us. I ask you to join me for a Moment of Silence for Benjamin Glenn, Sr., husband of our first president, Delegate Cheryl Glenn, who served us from
Court decision threatens America's working families
The leaders of five major unions issued a statement June 30 expressing their disappointment with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to hear a case, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, that challenges fees non-union members pay.
During the month of July, 2015, Baltimore City Public Schools will be hosting a series of community conversations around Baltimore City to discuss how school police can work with schools, students, and the community to keep students safe and in school during the day.
In the 2015 Maryland Legislative Session, a bill was introduced to allow Police to carry guns in schools. The legislation didn't make it out of committee, but we anticipate that similar legislation will be introduced again next session and that this will be a major topic of discussion at these Community Conversations this month.
AFT-Maryland will be holding a Voter Registration Volunteer Training on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, from 6:00 to 8:00pm at the Baltimore Teachers Union offices at 5800 Metro Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215. Learn how to register voters for the 2016 Primary and General Elections. The training is open to union members and to community activists.
Voter Registration Volunteer Training Tues., May 26, 2015 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. BTU Headquarters 5800 Metro Dr., Baltimore, MD 21215
If interested in attending, RSVP to Todd Reynolds, Political Coordinator at AFT-Maryland, by Friday, May 22nd, by 2:00 p.m. at (410) 764-3030
Cast against a backdrop of a city in unrest, AFT-Maryland held their triennial convention in Pikesville, MD on May 1-2, 2015. Delegates from our local unions across the state came out and joined in what was a modest celebration of all the Union had accomplished over the past three years. The celebration was subdued due to the recent civil unrest and ensuing property damage that was taking place in the heart of West Baltimore.
The convention undoubtedly had some fiery moments however, starting with the impassioned speeches delivered by AFT National Secretary-Treasurer Dr. Lorretta Johnson and