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We will hold our annual meeting on Monday, September 21st at 5:30 pm. The executive board will give reports on business operations and finances. This meeting will also give members an opportunity to provide input on our contract priorities for the next bargaining session, which starts in October for the 2021-2023 MOU. This will be a virtual meeting for dues paying members only, registration is required to attend



COVID-19 has created concern for all Maryland residents, but MPEC members have a specific concern as their work potentially increases their exposure to the virus. Staff and leadership of the union organized a tele-townhall to help members understand workplace safety and job liability in the unfortunate event they test positive for the virus.

The townhall allowed members to ask questions directly to Daniel Udoff, a labor attorney from the firm Kahn, Smith & Collins, who specializes in workers’ compensation claims. The conversation was robust and covered a number of topics but there were several


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MPEC represents 5,000 state employees across a number of agencies throughout the state including but not limited to the Department of Natural Resources, Department of Juvenile Services, and the State Highway Administration.


We will meet up at 5:00 pm in the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium parking lot- located at 550 Taylor Ave Annapolis, MD 21401 (across from the DNR Tawes Bldg.) 
Caravan Agenda

5:00pm - 5:30 pm- Dress cars for caravan with signs and line up the caravan


5:30om - Start caravan


5:45pm - 6:00pm Press conference


If there are any issues please contact me at 225-333-6701