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.

DBM Cuts COVID-19 Response Pay

AFSCME was informed after close of business yesterday that the elevated COVID-19 pay and additional quarantine pay for our frontline

July 1st UI Deduction Changes

At the end of Fiscal Year 2020, several AFSCME 3 members reached out about a change in deductions on their most recent pay stubs.

Bargaining Update: Urging Governor Hogan Return to Negotiation Table

Following a failed attempt at significant cuts to frontline employees at the July 1st Board of

Important Information for AFSCME Members re: 1% Raise

The Hogan Administration is continuing its’ childish games. The Hogan Administration has chosen to try and punish AFSCME bargaining units by trying to deny them their rightful 1% wage increase, due January 2020. 

Bargaining Update: December 19th

One Session Left. 

AFSCME Maryland's elected bargaining team has met with Governor Hogan's representatives for the fourth time yesterday, December 18th. At this meeting, state negotiators proposed no real raise increase. 

Bargaining Update: December 11th Session

Our elected bargaining team met with management to discuss wages for the next fiscal year for Bargaining Unit A, B, C, D, F, and H.

Bargaing Update: December 5th Session

Today, our elected bargaining team met with the Hogan Administration for our second bargaining session over economic topics for bargaining units A, B, C, D, F, and H. 

The State offered no wage proposal for the second straight session.

Community Services in Crisis: Maryland Deserves Better

Everybody knows the lack of staff in our facilities hurts AFSCME members and the people we serve. The legislature knows and the people of Maryland know. We are fighting for our communities and the residents of Maryland. AFSCME Council 3 members and community allies called out the Hogan Administration’s staffing crisis in emergency joint hearings called by the Senate Budget & Taxation and House Appropriations Committees in Annapolis.