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The Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU) has filed a class action grievance against the Baltimore City Public School System.  BTU President Marietta English is urging teachers, PSRPs, and union supporters to RALLY against the changes made to the scoring of the teacher evaluation.

"Let's sent a message to the school district that we are not going to accept these changes. This is UNACCEPTABLE!"

Join us Monday, June 16, 2014
at the BCPSS Headquarters
200 E. North Ave, Baltimore

at 4:00 p.m.

Let the Baltimore School System know they can't change the rules in the middle of the game! Teachers deserve a fair


AFT-Maryland announced today the list of the Labor-Endorsed candidates for the 2014 Primary election. The list includes endorsements for state-wide races—including Governor and Attorney General—as well races for state senate, state house of delegates, and local, and county-wide races.

“We took a lot of time and effort to look at all the candidates quite closely,” said AFT-Maryland Political Coordinator Todd Reynolds. “We feel these candidates, at every level, are the best candidates to serve working families and their priorities in Annapolis or in county and city offices. We certainly hope that


MD/DC AFL-CIO president, Fred Mason, announces a Legislative Debriefing of the 2014 Maryland General Assembly.

Thursday, June 26, 2014
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
DoubleTree Hilton
1726 Reisterstown Rd, Baltimore

The fee is $40 per person, and includes breakfast, lunch, and materials.

Registration is required. Contact Kim Tucker at or (410) 269-1940.


Join your union sisters and brothers as we watch the three democratic candidates for governor– Heather Mizeur, Doug Gansler, and Labor-endorsed Anthony Brown – engage in the final debate before the primary election. Food and soft drinks will be provided.


Monday, June 2, 2014
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Baltimore Teachers Union
5800 Metro Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215

Please call Todd Reynolds at AFT-Maryland (410-764-3030) by May 29th to RSVP.

Click here for the event flyer.


The City Union of Baltimore launched its Reclaiming the Promise program on May 21. CUB leaders and activists signed on to the initiative during a stewards meeting and took hundreds of pledge cards back to their workplaces for colleagues to sign.

CUB, a public employee affiliate of the AFT, will use its Reclaiming the Promise of Quality Public Services for Strong Communities program to raise funds for needy members of their community. The union and its members will also reach out to residents of Baltimore to make them aware of the goals of Reclaiming the Promise.

For more photos, visit AFT


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On behalf of the Labor Commissioner, please find attached information concerning Election Judges needed for the upcoming Gubernatorial Primary Election. (CLICK HERE for the Flyer.)