Byron J. Johnson(BJ)

It is with deep sorrow and regret that Linda Day, President of the Maryland Classified Employees Association (MCEA) must announce the passing of Byron J. Johnson (BJ). Our hearts and prayers go out to his family, friends and union brothers and sisters. 

Happy Holidays from the AFT-Maryland Family

Members of our locals celebrate the holidays in many ways. On Friday, December 5th, members of the City Union of Baltimore gathered for their annual holiday party and program at the IBEW Local 24 Union Hall in Baltimore.

MCEA 2014 Convention Recap

The Maryland Classified Employees Association convened in Ocean City, MD in the middle of October for their annual convention. The purpose of the gathering was expressed in the motto “Reclaiming the Promise of Quality Public Service for Strong Communities.” President Linda Day presided over the conference and saw that the events ran smoothly. Union business was the order of the day for the convention as votes were held, debates were had and officers were elected. Returning members to the board included Brenda Baskin, Anadi Naik, Dale Maddox, and Barbara Thompson. Marion Jones, Raymond Benson and Agnes Valenzia were re-elected while Anna Custer was elected to the board.

!!!MCEA Health Benefits Alert!!!

STATE OF MARYLAND EMPLOYEE/RETIREE HEALTH BENEFITS FOR 2015

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE WELLNESS PROGRAM.   Active Employees and Spouses.        Non-Medicare eligible Retirees and Spouses

WHO IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE WELLNESS PROGRAM.  Dependent children - regardless of age.    Retirees eligible for Medicare and their spouses.   Spouses eligible for Medicare.

The Wellness Program Requirements for 2015

Fund raiser for Delegate Adelaide Eckart

Jack Nelson, Exective Director, and Debra Truit, President of Chapter #72, attended a fundraiser for Delegate Adelaide Eckart on September 6, 2014, Ms. Eckart is running for the State Senate, District 37