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Martin Gerel 2020 Scholarship Application Now Open

Martin Gerel 2020 Scholarship Application Now Open

Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Martin Gerel Memorial Scholarhip. Winners are awarded $5000 to study at the school of their choice. Winners must be enrolled in a college, university or trade school by Fall 2020 to be eligible to receive...

Montgomery County Member Benefit: The Total Rec Pass

Montgomery County is promoting the health and well being of its qualifying employees by encouraging participation in activities that can reduce stress and/or enhance fitness by offering the Total Rec Pass ... free! The Total Rec Pass is valid for one year and allows...

Montgomery County Bargaining Survey and Team Applications Available Now

Contract Negotiations for the next fiscal year begin in October. Montgomery County members are encouraged to complete a bargaining survey and to apply to be a part of the bargaining team. Tell the Union what is important to you and what is not so important. That way,...

“Optics” over Principles

Over the years, lots of Councilmembers have said “sacrifices” we’ve made are more than we should expect to bear. That sacrifices need to be shared. That hasn’t stopped them from continuing to abuse us, while taking home a 17 percent raise themselves. With the...

Montgomery County

Montgomery County Member Benefit: The Total Rec Pass

Montgomery County is promoting the health and well being of its qualifying employees by encouraging participation in activities that can reduce stress and/or enhance fitness by offering the Total Rec Pass ... free! The Total Rec Pass is valid for one year and allows...

Montgomery County Bargaining Survey and Team Applications Available Now

Contract Negotiations for the next fiscal year begin in October. Montgomery County members are encouraged to complete a bargaining survey and to apply to be a part of the bargaining team. Tell the Union what is important to you and what is not so important. That way,...

“Optics” over Principles

Over the years, lots of Councilmembers have said “sacrifices” we’ve made are more than we should expect to bear. That sacrifices need to be shared. That hasn’t stopped them from continuing to abuse us, while taking home a 17 percent raise themselves. With the...

PGCMLS

Housing Opportunities Commission

HOC Members Get New Safety Shoes

HOC Members Get New Safety Shoes

HOC members picked out new safety shoes from the Shoe Van. Under the new contract, the value of the shoe vouchers was increased and eligible employees receive shoe vouchers each year.  

M-NCPPC

Los miembros de M-NCPPC luchan por (y ganan) PPE

Los miembros de M-NCPPC luchan por (y ganan) PPE

Los miembros del parque y de la planificación han utilizado recientemente la unión para luchar por (y ganar) nuevos guantes resistentes a la punción para usar mientras trabajan en los parques. Los nuevos guantes serán útiles para hacer frente a los peligros de recoger...

Los miembros de M-NCPPC luchan por (y ganan) PPE

M-NCPPC Members Fight (and Win) PPE

Members at Park and Planning recently used the union to fight for (and win) new puncture resistant gloves to use while working in the parks. The new gloves will come in handy to deal with the dangers of picking up broken glass and possibly needles.

M-NCPPC Member Ratify New CBA

M-NCPPC Member Ratify New CBA

Members of Local 1994 who are part of the Maryland-National Capitol Park and Planning Commission bargaining unit ratified their new Collective Bargaining agreement on May 1 (181 accept to 46 reject). Bargaining team members: Aaron Crawford, JJ Harris, Stevel Harrell,...

Tentative Agreement Reached on Wage Reopener for M-NCPPC

Tentative Agreement Reached on Wage Reopener for M-NCPPC

Congratulations! We have reached a tentative agreement on your wage reopener! The agreement calls for a 5% increase overall - 3.5% merit increase; 1.5% COLA effective in the first full pay period after August 1 and a top of grade lump sum of .05% effective on July 1....

Bill in State Legislature asks for Audit in Park and Planning

Bill in State Legislature asks for Audit in Park and Planning

There’s exciting news for our Park & Planning members: Delegate Ben Kramer has introduced a bill that would establish an Inspector General to oversee and do an audit of the commission. All the games the Commission has played with money, any waste in the budget,...

Cumberland City Police

Three Cumberland City Police Officers Win Annual Leave

Three Cumberland City Police Officers were awarded an additional 40 hours of annual leave thanks to Local 1994's fight on their behalf.  There was disagreement with the City on language in the Collective Bargaining Agreement over how leave is awarded dependent on an...

LT Services

Workers at LT Services Win Local 1994 Representation Election

Workers at LT Services Win Local 1994 Representation Election

Workers at LT Services, a building services contractor to Montgomery County, recently won their bid for union representation with a resounding “Yes” vote, electing Local 1994 as their collective bargaining representative. “Yaaay! Ganamos gracias a dios ahora tenga el...

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Athena Consulting

Athena Bargaining Update

As many of you may know, we are currently engaged in contract negotiations with your employer Athena Consulting LLC.  Initially when we started negotiations in February of this year we were confident that you all would have a contract by now. Nevertheless, we’re close...

Athena Election Certified

We received notification from the National Labor Relations Board that your election has been certified. We will make a request to begin official bargaining soon.

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