Ratified! Our New Constitution & Bylaws Pass Overwhelmingly
Yes - I approve MCEA's Constitution & Bylaws wins with 94.45% of the vote.
Congratulations, MCEA, on your new Constitution & Bylaws. Visit http://mcea.org to view them.
On Saturday, November 19, 2022, we held a General Membership Meeting via Zoom. First, I detailed the contributions of the MCEA Advisory Board. Formed from previous executive board members, both active and retiree members, the Advisory Board met monthly to bring our union to where it is now. Some of these contributions include
As a new member on board with the team, I really had a very enlightening and educational experience at this year's AFL-CIO conference. I could feel a sense of unity and cohesiveness throughout the entire convention. Thank you, Marilyn Miller, for your leadership throughout the conference. Thank you, Leonard Lee, for your words of wisdom and advice.
Salisbury University Maintenance Mechanics win backpay from unpaid shift differentials
A few maintenance mechanics were asked to cover a shift because of a vacant position and they were not paid their night shift differential as has been the practice for decades.
We asked management why this happened and management boldly claimed that we should never have received night differentials and that we’re lucky we don’t have to pay them back, as if our time and work doesn’t matter. Our members reminded management that our contract, as well as State law, guarantees our shift differentials. Our members