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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.

Area 5 News Update


MCEA Area 5 would like to announce that the Annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake in Crisfield, Maryland, which is scheduled for Wednesday, July 17, 2013, from 12:00PM to 4:00PM, at the Somer’s Cove Marina in Crisfield, Maryland.

Hartford County News




MCEA’s newest Chapter #615, the Harford County Correctional Association (HCCA) scored a big win in the Harford County Council chambers. Council Bill 13-9 was introduced by Council President William Boniface at the request of Harford County Executive David Craig after meeting with a delegation of Chapter 615 officers and MCEA staff.


Area 1&2 Advisory Meeting

MCEA President Linda Day gave a rousing speech announcing after months of meetings and discussions, that our Sister Unions, AFT Heath, and MPEC, had leased offices in our Headquarters building. AFT Health and MPEC will be housed at our Headquarters office in Woodlawn. We welcome our new union partners. President Day  emphasised, "IN NUMBERS WE HAVE POWER".

Retirement Highlights


Retirement News Highlights

Friday, March 15, 2013


Senate budgeters cut pension contribution by $100 million