• Today in Labor History
    Mar. 22, 1990: A 32-day lockout of major league baseball players ends with an agreement to raise the minimum league salary from $68,000 to $100,000 and to study revenue-sharing between owners and players.
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    General Membership Meetings
    Our union meetings are held every third Wednesday of the month at the union hall, 6000 Erdman Ave. Baltimore, MD 21205. Start time is 5:30 p.m. Please be present and on time. (And bring a coworker.)

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  • FEBRUARY 2018
    Posted On: Mar 07, 2018

    Child care tax credit increase for working parents proposed in Maryland
    Feb. 5, 2018 | For the first time in more than 15 years, the little-known child care subsidy is getting election-year attention from politicians in Annapolis. A proposal introduced last month would extend access to a child care tax credit to families that earn $150,000 a year, up from the current cap of $50,000, set in 2001…The proposal to increase the subsidy voucher has strong support in the state Senate, where 32 senators have sponsored the measure — eight more than required for passage… Baltimore Sun

    ‘Day of Action’ set to bring workers together to support their unions
    Feb. 22, 2018 | Workers all across the country will come together in cities from coast-to-coast Saturday to urge lawmakers to stand up to big business bullies dumping dollars into an effort to tamp down on the collective bargaining rights of those on the job. As part of the Working People’s Day of Action, attendees will challenge the latest attack on laborers that will come before the U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 26, when oral arguments will be heard for Janus v. AFSCME. The court will decide whether non-union public sector workers should continue to contribute fees to cover workplace representation they receive from unions like the Teamsters. Read more at Teamsters. To find out more and locate the nearest gathering, click here.

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