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Get to know Maryland Classified Employees Association (MCEA) Local 1935 member Donald Maynard. 

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Donald Maynard

How long have you been a MDOT/MTA employee and MCEA member?

I am a Bus Field Supervisor and have been with MDOT/MTA for a total of nine years. I’ve been a member of MCEA for four years and currently serving as president of the Supervisors United for Collective Bargaining. 


Supervisors are sometimes thought to be outside of union protection. What is significant to you about being in a union, although you're a supervisor?

As a

Image showing the status of the supervisors collective bargaining bill

The bill passed 3rd reading and is now ready to crossover.  We will update you on every movement of the Collective Bargaining for Supervisor's bill.

Keep the emails, letters, and phone calls going.  The legislators need to know how much collective bargaining means to us!

Mass Poor People's & Low-Wage Workers' Moral March to State House Assemblies

Calling on all MCEA members! We are participating in this event to build relationships with our community. We need members to step up and show our faces to build power. Solidarity is key!

Mass Poor People's & Low-Wage Workers' Moral March to State House Assemblies
bill update

Great News! SB192/HB260, the bill to include state supervisory employees under collective bargaining, sponsored by Senator Kramer, has received a favorable report from the finance committee


Join AFT-Maryland for a Trunk-or-Treat event! We'll have treats and books for the young folks, and voter registration information for the grown-ups!

Saturday, October 28, 2023 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Arena Players Parking Lot
801 McCullough St
Baltimore, MD 21201


From the Maryland Department of Labor:

Dear FAMLI Stakeholders,

Thank you for engaging in our informal regulatory process thus far. 

Many stakeholders submitted answers in response to the questions we posed in the Claims Discussion Document. Attached is a draft outline of possible rules regarding claims that reflects stakeholder feedback we received. We welcome additional comments, feedback and suggestions as we further refine the text. Written comments can be submitted via email to by September 29. All written comments will become part of the public record. We


Greetings, MCEA! First, let’s all express our warmest congratulations to those newly elected MCEA officers, from the statewide level to the council level, who have accepted the challenge of union leadership. This includes our new Supervisors Council—Supervisors United for Collective Bargaining. I am moved by all the new faces in leadership. That’s a sign of growth and progress for MCEA.

Click through to read MORE of the August/Sept 2023 Issue of The Buzz!