MIAMI, Florida - A life-long resident of Miami and a 31-and-a- half-year veteran employee of Jackson Memorial Hospital, AFSCME retiree Melba White has devoted much of her life to public service. As a Procurement Specialist at Jackson Memorial Hospital, she worked with nurses and other healthcare professionals to make sure that they had the equipment they nee
Ever wonder what the benefit is to being in a union? Well here’s a big one: On average, union members make $207 more dollars a week than non-union workers. That’s $10,000 more each year, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. No wonder studies show union members are happier. But it’s not just about us. It’s about the whole c
Larry Hogan campaigned on the need to change Maryland, but his budget shortchanges Maryland's students and schools. Gov. Hogan’s education cuts threaten the progress of our top-notch public schools, which are at the heart of what makes Maryland attractive to businesses and families. Gov. Hogan's $143 million in immediate school funding cuts—which a
MSEA is launching a radio campaign and petition drive calling on the new governor and General Assembly to continue the strong support and forward-thinking investments in public education that have helped make Maryland’s schools and students so successful.