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