Solution-driven unionism may have been the overarching theme of the 2013 joint conference of the AFT Healthcare and AFT Public Employees divisions, but the importance of community engagement was the biggest takeaway message for the 450 AFT members and guests who gathered in Baltimore, April 25-27. Read more.
AFT-Maryland President, Marietta English, invites you to share some holiday cheer with us at a
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Tues., December 3, 2013
12 noon to 2:00 p.m.
201 West Preston St., Room L-2
Baltimore, MD 21201
Click here for event flyer.
The entire AFT family is heartbroken by the loss of life and devastation caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan, and the AFT is prepared to help any way we can with recovery efforts, says AFT President Randi Weingarten.
AFT affiliates and their community partners are gearing up for a Dec. 9 National Day of Action to Reclaim the Promise of Public Education.
The Maryland Professional Employees Council (MPEC) and AFT Healthcare-Maryland will continue their negotiations with state officials on a new Memorandum of Understanding in a meeting scheduled for November 1, 2013, at the Maryland Department of Transportation in Hanover, Maryland. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m.
A consortium of New York City public schools that has achieved outstanding results by stressing in-depth teaching over high-stakes testing, and a coalition of state workers that saved Connecticut $1.6 billion through a new preventive healthcare plan, are the winners of the AFT's inaugural Prize for Solution-Driven Unionism.