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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.

6/18/14
 

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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

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Join your union sisters and brothers as we watch the three democratic candidates for governor– Heather Mizeur, Doug Gansler, and Labor-endorsed Anthony Brown – engage in the final debate before the primary election. Food and soft drinks will be provided.

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Monday, June 2, 2014
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Baltimore Teachers Union
5800 Metro Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215

Please call Todd Reynolds at AFT-Maryland (410-764-3030) by May 29th to RSVP.

Click here for the event flyer.

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The City Union of Baltimore launched its Reclaiming the Promise program on May 21. CUB leaders and activists signed on to the initiative during a stewards meeting and took hundreds of pledge cards back to their workplaces for colleagues to sign.

CUB, a public employee affiliate of the AFT, will use its Reclaiming the Promise of Quality Public Services for Strong Communities program to raise funds for needy members of their community. The union and its members will also reach out to residents of Baltimore to make them aware of the goals of Reclaiming the Promise.

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On behalf of the Labor Commissioner, please find attached information concerning Election Judges needed for the upcoming Gubernatorial Primary Election. (CLICK HERE for the Flyer.)

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The City Union of Baltimore (CUB) has initiated a series of activities designed to engage that union in the “Reclaiming the Promise” effort, called for by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). The nation-wide initiative is intended to galvanize local communities and engage them in activities intended to reclaim the promise of high-quality public services and public education. CUB is launching an information program to acquaint its members and its leadership with the goals of the Reclaiming the Promise initiative, developing a newsletter to report on its community engagement activities

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Orioles vs. the Toronto Blue Jays
Friday, June 13th, 2014 at 7:05 p.m.
Price $6.00
Tickets available through CUB
2117 N Howards St., Baltimore MD 21218
Click here for the flyer.

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AFT-Maryland staff and affiliate members journeyed to Wichita, Kansas, March 9-14 for a week of intensive training in the AFT organizing model and to help the Kansas Organization of State Employees (KOSE) identify potential activists and recruit new union members. The AFT-Maryland volunteers joined union members from Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, and Kansas in the joint organizing effort, which was launched as a part of the “Reclaiming the Promise of High Quality Public Services for Strong Communities,” an AFT national initiative."

AFT Secretary-Treasurer Lorretta Johnson launched

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