Activists Drop Highway Banner to Support Raising Maryland’s Minimum Wage

On July 10th members of grassroots social justice organization Communities United unfurled a large banner above I-83 that read, “Raise Maryland’s Minimum Wage.”

July 12, 2013  /  Comments Off on Activists Drop Highway Banner to Support Raising Maryland’s Minimum Wage

Raise the State’s Minimum Wage

A report released by Raise Maryland shows that the Maryland General Assembly has heavily subsidized already prosperous businesses, while low-wage worker are left to fall even farther behind.

June 17, 2013  /  Comments Off on Raise the State’s Minimum Wage

GBMC Workers Secure a Raise, Maintain Popular Healthcare and Training Benefits

Following a May 8 ratification vote, more than 350 members of 1199SEUI at Greater Baltimore Medical Center will receive an immediate bonus and a one percent wage increase, followed by another one percent increase on Dec. 1 under an agreement with hospital management.

May 16, 2013  /  Comments Off on GBMC Workers Secure a Raise, Maintain Popular Healthcare and Training Benefits

Maryland Legislators to Study Equal Labor Protections for UMMC Workers

ANNAPOLIS— The Maryland General Assembly adjourned on Monday with an agreement to study new legislation that would provide equal labor protections to 5,000 workers at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

April 11, 2013  /  Comments Off on Maryland Legislators to Study Equal Labor Protections for UMMC Workers

UMMC Caregivers Stand Up For Their Rights

The proposed Equality for Maryland Caregivers Act would give UMMC caregivers the same labor protections as other workers.

March 15, 2013  /  Comments Off on UMMC Caregivers Stand Up For Their Rights