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President Edwards joins Senator Joanne Benson and AFSCME Local 112 members Deborah Graves-Lotson, Pam Richardson and Cherrish Vick at the AFSCME Council 3 Caravan Rally.  The rally was in support o

On May 13, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan  announced the beginning of Stage One of the ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery,’ which includes moving from a Stay at Home order to a Safer at Home publ

Join AFSCME members and political and community allies for demands to Governor Hogan and the Board of Public Works to act now to fund the frontline and ensure they have adequate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), hazard pay, a plan to respond to positive cases and universal testing.

A message from AFL-CIO President Trumka.............................

Leaders from AFSCME Local 1072 virtually sat down with the Senator and Delegates from Maryland District 22 (Prince George’s County) to discuss ongoing health and safety issues at the University of Maryland-College Park campus.

   To qualify, you must be a CWA member in good standing or currently furloughed. You must enroll in a class within one month of receiving notification of your scholarship award and complete the course. Each course is 6 weeks in length.  Read the full story here.

  “Our members have heroically served on the frontlines throughout this crisis, and with no vaccine in sight, they will have to continue to do so for quite some time,” said UFCW Local 400 President Mark Federici.

Maryland Residents:

Primary Election is Tuesday, June 2, 2020 from 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

To reduce the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus, Maryland voters are strongly encouraged to vote by mail. 

(Washington, D.C., April 21, 2020) —Today, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka unveiled the safety conditions working people are demanding before the economy is reopened.  

We must do what the federal government has refused to: protect America’s workers,” said Trumka. “We should not be focusing on when we can reopen the economy but rather on how we should reopen it to ensure the health and safety of working people.”