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MCEA Chapter 610 leaders - President Jake Sagner, Secretary Joy Clark, and Treasurer Stan Divelbliss - with assistance from MCEA Labor Relations Specialist Mike Keeney sat down with Harford County government management to negotiate next year's Memorandum of Understanding.

Thanks to the membership's support and their leaders' perserverance, Chapter 610 walked away with some important victories:

  • 10% wage increase, including a 7% COLA and 3% merit increase
  • A new paid holiday (Juneteenth)
  • Maintain current health care percentage contributions
  • On-call schedules will be in writing and posted in an area
Collective bargaining is essential to every workplace. Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) sergeants and supervisors know this, and following their hard-fought legislative victory for collective bargaining during the 2022 Maryland General Assembly, those workers came together to map out a plan for effective bargaining. Gathering at the MCEA headquarters on Saturday morning, workers collaborated on ideas and needs to bring to the table when bargaining with their employer. Sergeants and supervisors traded stories about a number of issues and the way those issues impact workers’ ability to... CLICK TO READ MORE
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. Click to Read MORE
Save the date: Saturday, May 14, 2022, from 10am - 12 noon. Click here for the registration link and more >>>>> MORE

Despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, MCEA was able to successfully hold its 2020 convention. With the help of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), we held our convention remotely, digitally, and safely. After all, the work of protecting the rights of our membership is too important to let fall by the wayside.

Some of the important achievements of this convention include:

  • the passage of updated bylaws;
  • the passage of a budget that continues through 2021;
  • the passage of a dues increase of $.50, making our monthly dues $22.75; and
  • the unopposed nomination of President Linda