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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.

Public Employee Labor Union Expresses Sympathy on Sudden Death of Senator Paul Sarbanes

Woodlawn, Maryland:  On behalf of the retired and active public employee members of the Maryland Classified Employees Association, Inc., I would like to express our heartfelt condolences over the passing of Senator Paul Sarbanes.  Senator Sarbanes, through his birth in Salisbury, education in the Ivy League, and life in Baltimore, served Maryland for thirty years in the United States Senate and was a tireless fighter for our nation and our State.