AFT-Maryland Legislative Reception 2019

After being snowed out in early February, leaders and selected members of AFT-Maryland locals gathered in Annapolis for their annual legislative reception. At this event, members and leaders interact with Delegates and state Senators in a light-hearted social affair. While the mood is light-hearted, business is always on the menu.

Union Night in Annapolis 2019

Come join with your sisters and brothers in labor for

Union Night in Annapolis
Monday, March 25th, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Meet on the Southeast Lawn
at the corner of Bladen & Calvert Streets
Annapolis MD 21401

Lawmakers Fighting for CUB Members

The City Union of Baltimore has been working for two sessions to get a tax credit for low wage city employees passed. While President Antoinette Ryan-Johnson has routinely traveled to Annapolis to lobby for this piece of legislation, she has been aided this session by freshman Delegate Stephanie Smith. Smith introduced the bill in the Ways and Means Committee and brought it before the Baltimore city delegation meeting as well.

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AFT Healthcare Steward Training

On a March Friday, a collection of state workers who decided they no longer wanted to be just employees, but that they wanted to be leaders in their workplace, convened at the AFT-Maryland office for a steward training. This training equipped members with skills on how to engage fellow workers and managing a range of worker related issues.