Council 3 Updates

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The wins continue for University System of Maryland (USM) staff- last night Governor Hogan's veto of Senate Bill 9 was overridden.

AFSCME Council 3 members are proud to declare victory in our fight to raise the minimum wage for all workers at the University System of Maryland (USM) to $15/hr.

AFSCME Council 3 represents approximately 30,000 state and higher education employees across Maryland.

Following a judge’s order to hold Maryland Department of Health officials in contempt of court for their failure to provide beds to patients at state psychiatric hospitals, AFSCME Maryland is mobilizing to draw attention to the staff shortage at the Potomac Center in Hagerstown.
AFSCME Maryland President Patrick Moran today issued the following statement in response to plans by lawmakers to investigate the spike in assaults on state employees at Spring Grove, the state’s largest psychiatric hospital.
Community members, elected officials, patient families, AFSCME Maryland members and correctional officers from other states will gather for a press conference October 7 at 11:30 a.m. Attendees will demand action from Governor Hogan to address the conditions in many of the dangerously understaffed facilities in Washington County.
Community members, elected officials, patient families and AFSCME Maryland members will gather for a press conference Wednesday, September 27 at 4:30 p.m. Attendees and speakers will demand action from Governor Hogan to address the conditions in many of the dangerously understaffed facilities on the Eastern Shore.
AFSCME Maryland members along with community activists, state Sen. Richard Madaleno, Del. Antonio Hayes, and Councilwoman Shannon Sneed will hold a press conference Tuesday, September 19 at noon in Baltimore, calling attention to the public health crisis affecting mental health patients across the state.
Community members, elected officials, patient families, healthcare advocates and AFSCME Maryland members will gather for the “United for Salisbury” forum on Monday, July 17 at 5 p.m.
Governor Hogan’s veto of the Healthy Working Families Act is an outright attack on Marylanders.