July 12, 2013

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.”

June 17, 2013

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.

May 16, 2013

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.

April 11, 2013

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.

March 15, 2013

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.