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MD Early Voting Starts April 14th

Avoid long lines on Election Day! Maryland has expanded early voting this year to make sure you have the best chance to make your vote count! Read on for MD Early Voting Dates, Times, and Locations.

 

MPEC Officer and Delegate Nominations

The MPEC Elections Committee has announced that they are accepting nominations for MPEC officers and delegates to conventions. Nominations must be received by Tuesday, April 12th, 2016. [NOTE: This deadline has been extended from the original deadline of April 5th.]

Union Rally in Annapolis

Labor was out in full force at Lawyers Mall in Annapolis as the AFL-CIO held their annual legislative rally on Monday, March 21st, to promote and advance issues important to organized labor. There was a wide range of support from a cross section of labor unions. Electricians, steamfitters and plumbers, government employees, teachers, and health care professionals were among the many who were in attendance.

Lobby Night in Annapolis 2016

Over a hundred members of the unions that make up AFT-Maryland took to Annapolis to engage their elected representatives. Lobby Night as it is called gave members and activists an opportunity to extend their voices directly to the people that they elected. Nearly all of the locals that make up AFT-Maryland were represented and union members did not hesitate to ask Delegates and State Senators tough questions. 

Member Engagement Meeting

Members from the Maryland Professional Employees Council and AFT-Maryland staff met with a goal of developing ways to strengthen the union and increase membership and activism. The group discussed various ideas and exchanged best practices. Many of the suggestions have been effective in rallying and activating members.

2016 Legislative Issues

The 2016 Maryland State Legislative Session is full of challenges for public employees. Help us move our agenda for working families as we call for:

  • better funding for Baltimore City Public Schools,
  • safe work and learning environments for all state workers, educational professionals, and students,
  • due process rights for Maryland School for the Deaf teachers,
  • eliminating bullying from management in the workplace,
  • and much more!

Read about our positions on the issues by clicking the following links:

MPEC Member Engagement Meeting

Join fellow MPEC members to learn about opportunities and strategies to build a stronger union. Union strength is built on the involvement of our members!

When: Thursday, February 18th
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: AFT-Maryland
5800 Metro Dr, Baltimore, MD 21215
RSVP: Katy Annulli, (860) 841-0257