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.

Outbreak at Largo MVA Prompts AFSCME Local 3655 Members to Speak Out

Last week, there was a COVID outbreak at the MVA branch office in Largo, Maryland.

Outbreak at Largo MVA Prompts AFSCME Local 3655 Members to Speak Out

Last week, there was a COVID outbreak at the MVA branch office in Largo, Maryland.

Regional AFSCME Meetings

Join us for our next Regional AFSCME Meetings for October 2020.

Tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20th, weather predictions are calling for snow and ice starting in the morning into the early afternoon. At this time, no announcement has been made regarding a State of Emergency or closure of any state agencies. In preparation for inclement weather, please stay safe and Know Your Rights if you are working.

Will you settle for less?

THIS LEGISLATIVE SEASON, WE REFUSE TO SETTLE FOR LESS BECAUSE THE PEOPLE WE SERVE ARE COUNTING ON US!
 
Governor Hogan has proposed a 3% COLA for July of 2019.
• In 3 of the last 4 budgets submitted by Governor Hogan, there were NO step increases.
• The State of Maryland has a SURPLUS of over $500 million.

LAS VEGAS — More than 160 AFSCME members gathered in Las Vegas last week to lift up the voice of public service workers and move our union forward.  

At the AFSCME Volunteer Member Organizer Rise Up conference, VMOs from around the country attended skill-building training sessions and visited Nevada state employees to share the vision of improving the quality of public services and the lives of those who provide those services. 

A federal court has ruled in favor of working families and against wealthy special interests in Danielson v. AFSCME Council 28, a case out of Washington state.  

LOS ANGELES — As fires burned in Northern and Southern California and the death toll continued to rise; as smoke engulfed nearby cities, prompting health warnings to stay indoors; and as survivors relocated to makeshift camps and hoped for the best, the best often

Pamela Knight, a child protective investigator with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Service (DCFS), was sent to check on the welfare of a child last fall. When she arrived at the child’s residence, the father viciously attacked her. She died months later as a result of the injuries she sustained during the attack.

This summer, I joined thousands of union members at a rally in Philadelphia to speak out against the Trump administration’s family separation policy. I was there to represent our union’s vision and values. We reject an immigration policy based on fear and cruelty. We embrace an immigration policy based on our common humanity, one that treats everyone with decency and dignity.