Our union meetings are held every third Wednesday of the month at the union hall, 6000 Erdman Ave. Baltimore, MD 21205. Start time is 6:30 p.m. Please be present and on time. (And bring a coworker.)
Today in Labor History
May 24, 1995: Some 2,300 members of the United Rubber Workers, on strike for 10 months against five Bridgestone-Firestone plants, agree to return to work without a contract. They had been fighting demands for 12-hour shifts and wage increases tied to productivity gains.
Governor Hogan Signs The More Jobs for Marylanders Act
Posted On: Apr 12, 2017
Apr. 12, 2017| JOBS | … Manufacturers creating new jobs in Maryland could receive tax breaks under a bill Gov. Larry Hogan signed into law Thursday, the product of a hard-won compromise that came together in the final hours of this year’s legislative session… Hogan said it would “incentivize and encourage manufacturers to create thousands of jobs in the areas of the state that need them most.” For companies to be eligible for the tax breaks, they must offer programs that allow their employees to improve their job skills… baltimoresun.com