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The Maryland State and DC AFL-CIO supports the U.S. Census Bureau in its goal of assuring a complete and accurate count.

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 do

More than 13,000 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) employees are facing furloughs. And we only have a few days to help them.

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) has received notice that the Department of Homeland Security plans to furlough some 70% of workers at USCIS due to a budget shortfall partly related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We need Congress to act now and approve $1.2 billion for the agency in order to keep the bargaining unit members on the job.

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...........................

Members approved the new, three-year contracts covering motion pictures, television and new media production by a vote of 74.22% to 25.78% with a turnout of 27.15%.  See the full story here.

 

  See the full story here from our brothers and sisters of the Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO.

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

   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.

  “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.