• General Membership Meetings
    Our union meetings are held every third Thursday of the month at the union hall, 6000 Erdman Ave. Baltimore, MD 21205. Start time is 5 p.m. Please be present and on time. (And bring a coworker.)

    Today in Labor History
    Feb. 22, 2018: 
    Some 34,000 public school teachers throughout West Virginia struck today in protest of poor pay (they were ranked as the 48th worst-paid throughout the 50 states) and concerns over health care costs. They returned to work March 7 after scoring a 5 percent raise. The strike inspired aggressive teacher action in several other low-wage states including Oklahoma, Kentucky and Arizona.
    ~ Union Communications Services


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  • Workplace Bullying, Violence Tied to Higher Risk of Heart Problems
    Posted On: Nov 30, 2018
    Nov. 30, 2018 | HEALTH & SAFETY | People who are bullied or exposed to violence on the job may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than individuals who don’t deal with these challenges at work, a European study suggests. Workers who were bullied on the job were 59 percent more likely to be diagnosed with heart disease or hospitalized for heart attacks or strokes than those who were not bullied, the study found. And workers who were exposed to violence had a 25 percent higher likelihood of developing heart disease or being hospitalized for related events. Difficult work conditions, including job strain and excessive hours, have long been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease… NH Union Leader
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