Correctional Officers: Understaffing Creates Unsafe Conditions At State Prisons, JailsLeadership with AFSCME, the union representing state employees, say the conditions are leading to COVID-19 infections, assaults, and even deaths.
AFSCME To Hold Press Conference On 'Dangerous Conditions' Inside State FacilitiesThe American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employers (AFSCME) is speaking today on growing concerns about the dangerous conditions inside Maryland State Correctional Facilities.
AFSCME Members Travel Across Maryland Calling For Additional Protections For Essential State WorkersAs Maryland faces a rising number of COVID-19 cases, union leaders from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees traveled the state Tuesday advocating for essential state workers they say are continuously exposed to dangerous working conditions.
AFSCME: Worker Assaulted At Spring Grove Hospital Center, Taken To Shock TraumaA worker at the Spring Grove Hospital Center in Catonsville was assaulted on the job Thursday and had to be hospitalized for their injuries, union officials said.
Maryland State Workers Demand Increased Staffing, PayState workers in Maryland are demanding Gov. Larry Hogan's administration provide better working conditions, including pay and staffing increases.
Md. State Officials: Workers' Overtime Pay Miscalculated For YearsMaryland state workers are finding out they may not have been paid what they're due.
State Workers Offered $15K To Leave Their JobsTens of thousands of state workers are being offered cash to leave their jobs.
Brown Endorsed By AFSCMEA labor union for state employees has endorsed Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in his run for governor.
Md. Employees Offered Buyouts To Offset Budget CutsMaryland's budget crunch means making some hard decisions, and the O'Malley administration is offering an option to state employees who might otherwise face layoffs.