Maryland State and District of Columbia AFL-CIO

 

Effective Friday, September 4 at 5 p.m.: 

On Wednesday, September 2 leaders spoke via Zoom to the BMI leaders about COVID-19 and workplace protections.

The Maryland State and District of Columbia AFL-CIO asked Hogan in May to issue what’s known as an “emergency temporary standard” — new safety regula

Recent News

On Aug. 25 the agency announced it would no longer furlough the 13,400 USCIS employees they planned to at the end of the month.  Read the full story here.

The civil rights community suffered the loss of two giants in the movement— Reverend C.T. Vivian (95) and Representative John Lewis (80). As the nation grapples with protests and demands for racial equality, we remember their unwavering commitment to social, racial and economic justice. Both friends to labor and colleagues of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., their lives were the embodiment of “good trouble, necessary trouble.”

Send a letter to your Representatives and Senators to demand that they fund the front lines so that we can fight the pandemic and re-open our economy. Public service workers are doing their part. Members of Congress need to do theirs.  Click here for the full story and to send a letter.

Tri-County Committee on Political Education (COPE), a splinter group of the Metro Washington Council, AFL-CIO has adopted Maryland State and DC AFL-CIO Resolution #9, Workers Bill of Rights.  Details were circulated as follows...........................

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A complete and accurate count in the 2020 census is vital to working families in every corner of our country but the enumeration period ends soon and there are still communities with low response rates.

Working people are desperate for our leaders to put partisanship aside and do what is right for our health, our economy and our country. Tell your Senator to support the HEROES Act (H.R. 6800) and provide the relief working families need.