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Harford County Site Visits - Week of May 23, 2022

MCEA representatives will be visiting Harford County worksites on a regular basis moving forward. It is crucial that we stay connected so that we can meet our goals: a workplace that is fair and respectful. We spend more than a third of our daily lives at work--let's make it a good experience!

MTA Sergeants and Supervisors Discuss Collective Bargaining Needs

Collective bargaining is essential to every workplace. Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) sergeants and supervisors know this, and following their hard-fought legislative victory for collective bargaining during the 2022 Maryland General Assembly, those workers came together to map out a plan for effective bargaining. Gathering at the MCEA headquarters on Saturday morning, workers collaborated on ideas and needs to bring to the table when bargaining with their employer.

Sergeants and supervisors traded stories about a number of issues and the way those issues impact workers’ ability to...

Collective Bargaining Win for MTA Police Sergeants

State employees who work as Maryland Transit Administration police sergeants and supervisors will now have collective bargaining rights! After a hard-fought battle during the recent Maryland Legislative Session, which included a veto by Gov. Hogan, AFT-Maryland and MCEA were able to pass legislation granting collective bargaining rights for these workers.

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Legislative Updates




April 19, 2013


       The following bills affecting state employees have been signed by the Governor:


HB  136 – (Chapter 83) - State Personnel Teleworking – Statewide Program and Goals


MCEA Staff Attorney position

The Maryland Classified Employee Association is announcing a request for resume for the position of Staff Attorney. The salary for Staff Attorney is between $86,971—$115,960, commensurate with experience, and offers benefits equivalent to State of Maryland public employees.

MCEA Convention: Remote Attendance and Voting

Good afternoon MCEA,

Remote Attendance

Due to ongoing concerns presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, MCEA is implementing a Remote option for attending our Convention on January 29, 2022.


You will only receive the log-in information if you are registered. If attending by Zoom, you do not need to pay the registration fee.

Celebrating student loan relief

“It was like waking up and learning you won the lottery.” That’s just one of the comments flooding the AFT offices from members who are elated to be free of student debt at last. After relentless advocacy, including an AFT lawsuit against former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program that was so broken is finally doing what it is supposed to do: delivering relief from student debt for thousands of borrowers. So far, $6.2 billion in student debt has been forgiven for 100,000 public service workers like teachers, nurses and professors.