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Carroll County Government and MCEA MOU

Carroll County Government and MCEA has entered into another Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The Agreement takes effect from June 19, 2014 and will expire on June 30, 2016. MCEA Chief Negotiator, Michael Keeney extends his thanks to the Carroll County Commissioners along with the Carroll County Office of Human Resources for finalizing yet another successful MOU. 

MCEA Picnic at Salisbury University

On Wednesday, June 10th from 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. In Seagull Square at Salisbury University MCEA held a lunchtime event for all of the eligible bargaining unit non-exempt employees.  The event was a great success and enjoyed by all in attendance.

MCEA 2014 Annual Convention

The Maryland Classified Employee Association held their annual convention in Ocean City, MD on October 13-15, 2014. This year's theme was "Reclaiming the Promise of Quality Public Services for Strong Communities."

President Linda Day oversaw the convention and will continue to serve as that union's leader. Speakers included AFT Secretary-Treasurer Lorretta Johnson, AFT- Maryland President Marietta English, AFL-CIO MD/DC President Fred Mason among others. Speakers emphasized the need to turn out to vote and to vote specifically for candidates that would support state workers.

Click here to see photos from the event on Facebook.


MCEA Legislative Report, January 31, 2014


The budget bill is assigned to the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee and the House Appropriations Committee.  Contact the members of these committees and urge them to support full funding of the pension plan.  Do not use state equipment to contact your legislators, you may be charged with misuse of state equipment and face disciplinary action.  Contact information follows:


Rally Protest Cuts in Social Programs

Seniors and concerned citizens rallied at the U.S. Social Security Administration building, 6401 Security Boulevard, in Baltimore on Monday, July 25th, at 12:00p.m. to protest the attempts by some politicians to cut Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.

Retirement News!!

The US Department of Labor, in cooperation with the Social Security Adminstration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid launched an online Retirement Toolkit to assist in planning for retirement.  You can find information about when you are elligible for Social Security (benefits of delaying payments), 401K plans (penalties for early withdrawals), and health and prescription benefits (through private insurance and Medicare).  There are also retirement calculators which can be used to determine future expenses and savings needed to achieve financial stabilit

Wallace F. Smith Memorial Scholarship Application

Wallace F. Smith Memorial Scholarship Application

Each year the Maryland Classified Employees Association, Inc. awards its Wallace F. Smith Memorial

Scholarship to individuals seeking admission to, or attending, an accredited school of higher learning who

have a financial need, have set high goals, and have attained scholastic achievement.  MCEA’s Wallace F.