It has been my privilege to be president for about a year and a half. I have taken this position to do my best to continue our growth with your help. My vision is to improve communication with our members, as well as stakeholders, and to protect the rights and benefits of our members.
CUB continues to participate in building, reinstating and developing coalitions that will enhance our effectiveness in the labor community. We have membership on the Health Care Committee for Baltimore City giving labor a stronger voice in the development of future health care benefits.
CUB members stood with postal workers on Sunday, June 22nd at a "Stop Staples!" rally. Community members gathered in front of the Staples store at Eastpoint Mall on Eastern Avenue in Baltimore Sunday afternoon to tell the retail store to stop attacking good jobs and public post offices.
The recent Staples deal with the USPS will replace full-service U.S. Post Offices with knock-off post offices in Staples stores that are not staffed with U.S. Postal Service employees. We have a right to post offices staffed by
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.
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.
I would first like to take a moment to recognize our brothers and sisters that are no longer with us. We also lost a fearless out spoken activist, Maya Anglou who spoke against injustice and inequality, what a courageous women who had a dream like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., she kept the dream going for women, encouraging them to be a phenomenal