Raise Maryland
04/05/2014 – 9:43 pm | Comments Off

AFSCME Maryland Council 67 rallied in Annapolis to support Governor O’Malley’s initiative to raise the minimum wage. Maryland’s minimum wage is currently just $7.25 per hour, roughly $15,000 per year for a full time employee. …

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Upcoming Event: AFSCME 41st International Convention

AFSCME 41st International Convention
Date: Mon., Jul. 14 – Fri., Jul. 18, 2014
Location: Chicago, IL
Event Type: Convention

Annual Night in Annapolis

MONDAY MARCH 24TH 2014
LAWYERS MALL
COLLEGE AVE. AT ROWE BLVD
6:00 P.M.
BE SURE TO WEAR YOUR AFSCME GREEN!

AFSCME Supports Raising Minimum Wage

MARYLAND NEEDS A RAISE - AFSCME Maryland Council 67 rallied in Annapolis Monday Feb 1st to support Governor O’Malley’s initiative to raise the minimum wage. Maryland’s minimum wage is currently just $7.25 per hour, roughly $15,000 per …

AFSCME LOBBY NIGHT

AFSCME LOBBY NIGHT IN ANNAPOLIS
EVERY MONDAY NIGHT JAN 27TH – MAR 24TH
* SPEAK WITH YOUR LEGISLATORS ABOUT ISSUES IMPORTANT TO YOU!
* SUPPORT RAISE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN!
* STOP JOB CUTS IN BALTIMORE CITY!!

AFSMCE Maryland Council 67 Mourns the Loss of Brother Jim Bestpitch

For Immediate Release January 15, 2014
Baltimore, MD – AFSCME Council 67 mourns the loss of our dear brother Jim Bestpitch. Bestpitch, 62 was a Senior Staff Representative for AFSCME Maryland Council 67 for over 15 …

RAISE MARYLAND’S MINIMUM WAGE!
RAISE MARYLAND’S MINIMUM WAGE!

We are fighting for a progressive bill!

Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 by 2016
Index the minimum wage to the cost of living
Boost the pay of tipped workers from 50 to 70percent of the minimum wage

JOIN …

AFSCME Next Wave Co-sponsors 5th Annual Toy Drive
AFSCME Next Wave Co-sponsors 5th Annual Toy Drive

AFSCME Next Wave is co-sponsoring the 5th Annual Toy Drive at the Du Burns Arena in Baltimore, MD from 6-9pm along with Zion Baptist Church. We will be collecting toys for children ages newborn to …

AFSCME’s Saunders: “It’s Time for Governing to Take Precedence over Partisan Posturing”

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Contact: Chris Fleming, 202-429-1145
Misguided Vendetta-Fueled Agenda to Repeal Affordable Care Act Must Be Stopped
Washington, DC —
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders issued the following statement today regarding the federal government shutdown.
“Radical tea-party Republicans pushed this …

AFSCME Women Gather in Denver to Strategize, Get Active and Get Inspired
AFSCME Women Gather in Denver to Strategize, Get Active and Get Inspired

They came to be inspired, and they inspired each other.
Nearly 800 women AFSCME members gathered at our National Women’s Conference this past weekend in Denver to learn from one another, develop new skills, and strategize …

Happy Labor Day AFSCME!
Happy Labor Day AFSCME!

On behalf of the officers and members of the AFSCME Maryland Council 67, we honor the hard-working men and women whose sacrifices built this great nation. Thanks for keeping our Union strong!
Labor Day is …

STAND UP Baltimore’s Families First!
STAND UP Baltimore’s Families First!

City Council is considering a bill that will advance the Mayor’s plan to give tax breaks to the ultra-rich at the expense of the working-class families and the vital services they use in Baltimore.
We need …

In the Fight for Justice – It Is Time to Stand Our Ground

Washington, DC — AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders issued the following statement today after the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial:
“AFSCME is calling for the Justice Department to immediately conduct an investigation into the civil rights …

Protect Our Pension
Protect Our Pension

The mayor introduced a bill that would make public employees pay 1 percent of their salaries into the pension system per year for the next five years so that by 2017, workers would contribute 5 …

AFSCME Statement On Correctional Officers
AFSCME Statement On Correctional Officers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jeff Pittman
Thursday, June 06. 2013
443.509.4269
AFSCME Statement on Correctional Officers:
“No one depends more on the integrity of a correctional officer for their personal safety than a fellow officer.
AFSCME members look forward to working with …