We know that AFT members are heroes who are reclaiming the promise every day, and we want to hear about them!
Do you know an AFT member who has made a difference in his or her workplace? Someone who has had a profound and positive impact on the community? Someone whose extraordinary contribution in his or her field of work, or to the lives of others, has been heroic?
Please nominate your Everyday Hero by filling out a brief form by Jan. 31, 2014, at www.aft.org/everydayheroes, and you will be entered to win a $250 gift card.
We will identify semifinalists from each of our constituencies:
Join your fellow union members and members of the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates at the AFT-Maryland 2014 Legislative Reception. Jan. 29, 5:30-7:30 at the Maryland Inn, 16 Church Cir., Annapolis. Read more...
An open letter to Maryland State Governor Martin O'Malley from AFT-Maryland President, Marietta English.
The letter expresses concern and disappointment with the inability of our political leaders to reach agreement over our state budget. 23 counties and the city of Baltimore will lose over $260 million, with the impact hitting hardest in areas that are most reliant on state revenues and that can least afford the reductions.