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.
Please click here to complete our Collective Bargaining Survey. The issues that are important to you are the issues that MPEC will take to the negotiations this summer when we bargaing a successor Memorandum of Understanding with the State of Maryland.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT president Randi Weingarten talks about the accomplishments to date of the Affordable Care Act, even in its early stages. And she discusses the vital role that nurses and healthcare workers—the AFT is one of the largest unions of nurses in the country—play in enhancing patient care and improving the healthcare system. Read Weingarten's column.
MPEC AFT-MD-AFT-AFL-CIO ANNUAL MEETING MONDAY JUNE 24, 2013
Maryland Professional Employees Council #6197, AFT-Maryland, AFT, AFL-CIO will have their Annual Meeting June 24, 2013 from 6:00PM until 8:00PM at the MPEC/MCEA offices at 7127 Rutherford Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21244.
The 3 percent increase negotiated by AFT-Healthcare-Maryland and the Maryland Professional Employees Council for state workers in Unit E and G, respectively, has passed
The leadership of the Maryland Professional Employees Council (MPEC) conducted informational learning sessions March 11 and 12 to inform Unit G members of pertinent union policies, and activities, and training schedules.
The meetings were held in Training Room 2 of the State Highway Administration building, 707 North Calvert Street in Baltimore on March 11 and in Conference Room, C-1 of the Department of Natural Resources, Tawes State Office Building, 580 Taylor Avenue, in Annapolis, on March 12.