Council 3 Updates

Have questions about an AFSCME Maryland Event or your Union Contract? Email [email protected] or call our Baltimore Office at 410-547-1515.

In Fall 2018, Governor Hogan started negotiations by trying to change the rules.

Last week, on August 29th, AFSCME Maryland members met with Department of Budget and Management Secretary David Brinkley for the Annual Meeeting regarding staffing levels outlined in our union cont

Please take a moment to consider — and thank — the women and men that deliver the supports and services the State provides: safe roads and bridges, public safety, help for your kids in schools, colleges and universities, registering a car, or a will. Without their labor where would we be?

Each year, the Metro Baltimore Council AFL-CIO hosts an annual Union Night at Camden Yards to bring unions together from across the State of Maryland. Join us this Friday, July 12th to enjoy some baseball and solidarity. All proceeds benefit the AFL-CIO Community Services Program. Tickets will be available for members, please see details below. 

Union Night at Camden Yards

Yesterday, July 1st, 2019 HB 201/SB 319 passed into law. This bill requires that the Maryland Transit Administration provide FREE ridership services on transit vehicles to any permanent employee working for the State of Maryland.

DBM announces new Smartwork Initiative featuring limited Loan Forgiveness Program

AFSCME demands expansion to ALL State and Higher Education Job Classifications

 Last month, the Department of Budget and Management announced a new Loan Forgiveness Program with a minimal list of eligible job classifications.

Strong Stewards, Strong workplaces

Our voices will not be heard unless we make them listen. Become a Union Steward and be the Union in your Workplace. This Spring and Summer, we are offering a new Steward Apprenticeship Program. This training is designed for members who want to get more involved and is a pre-requisite for all members wanting to enter our Steward Apprentice Program.

Mandy Roberts-Amo is a teacher’s assistant at an elementary school in upstate New York, where she helps a legally blind child get through his day. His name is Jonathan. To Mandy, helping Jonathan learn and improve is more than a job, it’s a calling. And that’s in part because to her Jonathan is more than a student.

On Sept. 11, 2001, we as a nation faced a tragedy unique in our history. And we promised each other to never forget — never forget those who lost their lives or those who put their lives on the line to save others.