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MCEA Retiree Chapter Meeting

AFT-Maryland Political Coordinator Todd Reynolds led a meeting at MCEA headquarters to inform retired members of the most recent updates the state retiree prescription drug benefit issue. With the case still in court, there is not a clear resolution to explain to members at this point.

MCEA Labor Relations Win

MCEA is always hard at work for our members. One of the ways the union seeks to serve members is by fighting for them in matters of dispute between a member and an employer. The union is happy to tell the story of one worker who had the union come to their aid in their time of need. The member’s name has been withheld to maintain and protect their privacy.

Calling All Members

*****There are vacancies on the board of directors.  These vacancies will be filled by a majority vote of the current board from among the names submitted by the chapter in accordance with MCEA bylaw article VI Board of Directors, Section 4 Vacancies. For additional information please contact John Prince at (410) 298-8800

AFT members dive into candidate endorsement process

As the presidential elections inch closer and the field of candidates gets more and more competitive, AFT members are engaging, parsing campaign platforms, asking questions of the candidates, and voicing their priorities as educators, healthcare practitioners and public employees. Thus far, the AFT has hosted eight AFT Votes town halls in eight different locations across the country, giving members the opportunity to meet candidates in person and hear about their stands on education, working families, healthcare and other top-line issues. Also part of the AFT’s robust endorsement process: surveys, debate parties and lots of information on AFTVotes.org.

MCEA Member Appreciation Day 2019

When MCEA parties, Maryland comes out to party with it. The was shown on Saturday September 14th when elected officials and union dignitaries from Baltimore and the surrounding counties joined MCEA for a Member Appreciation event. The event also honored the longest serving president in MCEA history, Linda Day.

Linda Day's Day

Join us on Saturday September 14, 2019 as we kick off our 2019 Linda Day's Day membership drive and Public employee appreciation!

 

 

 

 

Harford County MOU Signed

Harford County officials signed the MOU on June 27, 2019 with  MCEA's bargaining unit representing county employees. The one year Agreement is for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2019. Effective July 1, 2019 all eligible Harford County Government employees will receive a $2,000 merit increase to be added to their base pay.

Funeral Notice

It is with deep sympathy that we announce the passing of our dear union brother Bernard Wise.

Funeral arrangements for the late Bernard Wise is as follows:

Viewing: July 2, 2019  4:30pm- 8:00pm

              Vaughn Greene Funeral home

             4905 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212

Funeral: July 3, 2019 10:00am

              Vaughn Greene Funeral Home 

            4905 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212

            

            

Best economy ever?

In AFT President Randi Weingarten’s latest column in the New York Times, she writes that, despite President Trump’s claims that we have the “best economy ever,” his policies are harming working and middle-class Americans, many of whom are struggling just to get by. “Our political and economic systems are so weighted toward the wealthy that opportunity will only come through the power of collective action,” she writes, using “the surest vehicles to increase opportunity for ordinary Americans”—public education, labor unions and voting. Read the full column.