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AFT is joining with the National Action Network for their Justice for All March #justice4all. Saturday, Dec. 13th, 2014. AFT-Maryland will be providing BUS TRANSPORTATION FROM BALTIMORE. See below for details.

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Thanks to everyone who completed the MPEC collective bargaining survey for Bargaining Unit G members. We incorporated the items you indicated as important in our plans. The current collective bargaining agreement or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will expire on June 30, 2015. Monetary issues for 2016 and beyond must be negotiated prior to January 1, 2015 in order to be included in the Governor's budget for fiscal year 2016.

MPEC submitted its negotiations proposals in September and asked for dates to begin negotiations at the first available opportunity. The Secretary of State and Department


Attention Unit E & G members:

Please be aware that 2015 Open Enrollment for Health Benefits runs from Oct. 15 through Nov. 14, 2014. Changes made during Open Enrollment are effective January 1, 2015.

For more information about benefits coverage for Calendar Year 2015, visit the Dept. of Budget & Management's website.


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The days are getting shorter, temperatures are chillier, and the leaves are changing color.  Enjoy autumn! And DON'T FORGET TO VOTE!


AFT Maryland affiliates including members of the Baltimore Teachers Union and the City Union of Baltimore joined with AFT National and other labor unions and progressive organizations at a Sept. 18 rally on Capitol Hill to protect seniors' hard earned benefits. Speakers included Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Keith Ellison (D-MN).


Delegates from AFT-Maryland local affiliates traveled to Los Angeles, California, July 11-15, 2014 to attend and participate in AFT's biennial national Convention. #AFT14

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