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MCEA held its Annual Statewide Advisory Council Meeting on April 27, 2013, which, for the first time, was opened to all members of MCEA. There was not an empty seat in the house, Business was conducted, issues were addressed, then  lots of laughs, good food and a great time for all.


A Message from the MCEA President

Recently, and for the second time in two years, Republicans in the Senate united against a measure that would have made it easier for women to receive equal pay for equal work.

President Barack Obama urged the Senate to pass this measure, saying,

"I don't have to tell you how much this matters to families across the country. All of you are working day in, day out, to support the basic principle, equal pay for equal work... Cpongress has to step up and do its job. Women are the breadwinners for a lot of families, and if they're making less than men do for the same


An open letter to Maryland State Governor Martin O'Malley from AFT-Maryland President, Marietta English.

The letter expresses concern and disappointment with the inability of our political leaders to reach agreement over our state budget. 23 counties and the city of Baltimore will lose over $260 million, with the impact hitting hardest in areas that are most reliant on state revenues and that can least afford the reductions.

Everyday people will be affected in every way.

Seniors and concerned citizens will rally in Baltimore July 25th to oppose cuts in Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. MORE

Supporters of full funding for Maryland education and full funding of state and city worker pensions will rally at Baltimore's City Hall Monday, March 28, at noon.


AFT locals, AFT Healthcare-Maryland, MPEC, and MCEA joined other labor organizations in Annapolis March 1st to share testimonies from retirees on the effects of changes to their pensions and healthcare.