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Voting members of the City Union of Baltimore (CUB) overwhelmingly ratified recent contract negotiations. Membership in CUB is broken down by those employed in the Baltimore City Public School System, and those employed by the city of Baltimore. One hundred percent of the members employed by the school system voted to ratify that contract. Those voting on the city contract had almost as good numbers as that contract was ratified with 97% approval.
The union is still waiting on the city government and the school system to ratify the newly negotiated contracts before they go into effect
AFT-Maryland will be holding a Mayoral Candidate Forum for members of our locals. Join with fellow members of AFT-Maryland for a Mayoral Candidate Forum. Hear from the various candidates for Baltimore City Mayor as they share their visions for the future of the City. Be there to ensure the candidates know our members’ priorities. Help us decide who to support for the AFL-CIO Endorsement.
WHEN: Wednesday, February 12th TIME: Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Event runs from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. WHERE: Hearing and Speech Agency, 5900 Metro Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215
Ratification Meeting for Baltimore City Public School Employees will be held Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the City Union of Baltimore Headquarters, 2117 N. Howard St. in Baltimore (Do Not Park on the Save-a-Lot parking lot). This meeting is for CUB members only. Notices were mailed to members on 1/24/2020.
Plan to attend to vote on the Memorandum of Understanding for FY2020 - FY2021.
Low wage earners who work for Baltimore city will get a boost to owning homes in the city thanks to the work of the City Union of Baltimore. The union worked with elected officials to get a property tax credit through the General Assembly and now it has been introduced at the local level. This credit would give the lowest paid city employees a $2,500 property tax credit. CUB President Antoinette Ryan-Johnson said, “City employees sometimes risk health and harm to do their job,” a reference to injuries and near fatalities suffered by city employees.