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Collective power: As a dues-paying member of MPEC, you help build collective power for you and your colleagues across the state. In every fight for better pay, safe work environments, and respect in the workplace, we have more leverage when we have more members. When we have collective power, we can win new raises, protect our rights and benefits, and provide better services to our communities.

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Maryland Professional Employees Council Election of Officers and Delegates to Convention

In accordance with the Constitution and By Laws of the Maryland Professional Employees Council, (MPEC), AFT-Maryland, American Federation of Teachers (AFT), AFL-CIO, attached is the Nominations Form for the election of Executive Officers  and the Convention Delegates to the AFT Convention, the AFT-Maryland Convention and the Maryland State AFL-CIO Convention.

As provided in the by-laws of Local 6197, any full member of Bargaining Unit G, who has been in good standing for at least six months prior to the

MPEC MOU 2024-2026

This Memorandum of Understanding, or MOU, is the written contract between the State of Maryland and State Employees in Bargaining Unit G: Scientific, Administrative and Professional Employees. It defines roles, responsibilities, and rights of each party as they relate to employment, working conditions, and benefits. 

All members of Bargaining Unit G are protected under this agreement.

A copy of the signed MOU for 2024 - 2026 is available at this link.


We are excited to announce a tentative agreement has been reached with the state.

The MPEC bargaining team worked tirelessly to negotiate for better salaries and policies that would improve working conditions.


Here are some highlights of the new agreement:


MPEC Wraps Member Engagement Blitz

MPEC Wraps Member Engagement Blitz

The Maryland Professional Employees Council (MPEC) Local 6197 recently wrapped up a successful and productive member outreach campaign. The initiative was a collaborative effort between the AFT-Maryland and the local union. During the campaign, staff from the state federation and the local were joined by member-activists who volunteered their time to connect with colleagues and potential members to inform them about the ongoing contract negotiations, to communicate the union’s priorities, and to encourage those who were not members to join the union.  

Read on for more about the member engagement blitz...

MPEC Kicks Off Contract Campaign at MDE & MLGCA

MPEC Bargaining Kickoff Event 2023

Maryland Professional Employees Council (MPEC) Local 6197, kicked off a contract campaign for state workers in Unit G. The union is in negotiations with the state for a new contract and is seeking to educate members on the existing contract, as well as rally support for demands to be included in the new contract. To accomplish this, the union will visit worksites from late October through mid-November.

Read on for more about the campaign, and photos from the Kick-off Event!

Join other MPEC members from across the state for the 2023 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, September 20, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. This virtual meeting will cover important topics, including upcoming contract negotiations and a comprehensive review of the union's business. Reports from our Executive Officers will be presented.

*This meeting is open to dues-paying members only

*Registration required