Montgomery County Members – Committee & Study Group Volunteers Needed

If interested in serving on one of these committees, please fill out and submit the form below.

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Paid Parental Leave Study Group – This study group will review best practices and paid parental leave initiatives.Work-Life and Green Initiative Subcommittee – This committee will review best practices, and identify work life and green initiatives i.e., vanpool pick-up points, dynamic workspace scheduling (often referred to as “hoteling”), improving technology to reduce paper usage, etc. Student Loan Repayment Committee – This study group will develop a student loan repayment programTeleworking and Alternative Work Schedules (Long-Term Telework Subcommittee) – This committee will assist in finalizing a permanent County-wide telework policy

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Employer Reopening

The Governor’s recent announcement lifting Maryland’s mask mandates and removing restrictions on indoor and outdoor venues means that Maryland is reopening. We can anticipate all of our employers are going to be resuming normal operations very soon.

Once the state of emergency is lifted, many of our memoranda outlining your workplace protections and benefits under the Covid State of Emergency will no longer be valid. If your employer wants you to return to in-person employment (if you’ve been working from home), you will have to return to in-person employment. If you’ve been working under a modified schedule, it will likely change soon. 

The lifting of restrictions also means that if you have childcare or adult care issues or other health needs that must be addressed before you return, you will need to do so quickly. It is important that you understand that certain issues addressed in the Covid MOUs for our various employers were contingent on being under a state of emergency. The lifting of the state of emergency means that those agreements are no longer in effect. 

We will continue to address safety and health concerns related to covid through the respective provisions in our contracts. Any questions can be answered by your shop stewards or field representatives. You can call the office at 301-977-2447 or send an email to your field rep listed below. 

Take care of one another, try to stay healthy and get vaccinated if you can.

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February 2021 Quarterly Member Meetings

 Join Local 1994 leaders and staff this Wednesday for one of two quarterly member meetings via Zoom. Members can ask questions of leaders and staff and get an update of the latest Local 1994 goings-on. It’s YOUR UNION, YOU MAKE IT WORK! 

Meetings are on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 11am or 6pm. You must register to attend. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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