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This Friday, June 17th, at 10am, MCEA and AFT-Maryland will be joining the opening rally of the Poor Peoples March and Caravan from Baltimore to DC.

When: Friday, June 17, 10am to 12pm

Where: Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday St., Baltimore, MD 21202

What: Opening Rally of the Poor Peoples March & Caravan


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We will also be joining the Poor People's Campaign on Saturday in Washington DC for the Low Wage Workers Assembly alongside many other national unions, including AFT and AFL-CIO.

When: Saturday, June 18, 9:30m

Where: 3rd & Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC

MCEA members and supporters showed support for LGBTQ+ rights in Annapolis Pride March on Saturday, June 4, 2022. No matter your gender or sexuality, MCEA will fight for your rights in the workplace.  CLICK FOR PHOTOS AND MORE

MCEA representatives will be visiting Harford County worksites on a regular basis moving forward. It is crucial that we stay connected so that we can meet our goals: a workplace that is fair and respectful. We spend more than a third of our daily lives at work--let's make it a good experience!

This week's visits:

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2022: Sod Run Wastewater Management, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Thursday, May 26, 2022: Dept of Emergency Services, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Be sure to stop by to see us, find out about your recent wins in collective bargaining, and talk about next steps. Bring a coworker!

Also please note


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