• General Membership Meetings
    Our union meetings are held every third Thursday of the month at the union hall, 6000 Erdman Ave. Baltimore, MD 21205. Start time is 5 p.m. Please be present and on time. (And bring a coworker.)

    Today in Labor History
    Feb. 20, 1895
    Frederick Douglass died on this date. In an 1857 address Douglass said, “If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will”.
    ~ Voices of Labor

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  • Labor Unions Remain Cool on ‘Medicare for All’ Plans
    Posted On: Jan 27, 2020
    Jan. 27, 2020 | HEALTHCARE | […] In interviews with NBC News, many national union leaders say there is one big issue possibly standing in the way of their members’ full-throated support for some of those candidates: proposed "Medicare for All" plans that would eliminate private insurance. Among the biggest concerns is the potential elimination of private insurance…Unions typically negotiate better health care for their members than what non-unionized workers receive. They will sometimes forgo pay increases in exchange for better benefits, including strong health care coverage, low-cost medical plans, and pensions… NBC News
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