University employees said they are struggling to support themselves and their families.
These complaints come as the employees’ union at the university continues collective bargaining efforts with the University System of Maryland.
Supervisors have ultimate discretion to approve or deny telework for their employees.
In College Park, across June, July and August, there were 14 days where the maximum temperature was 90 degrees or above.
After successfully fighting to make the minimum wage for employees at this university $15 per hour, USAS has moved its focus to advocating for an increase to $22.65 per hour.
Telework fairness legislation currently proposed in the MGA would require state and education employers to offer a hybrid telework option to employees.
UMD RHA represents the student body's thoughts in raising fees for employee salaries.
The organization plans to negotiate new contracts in the new Maryland General Assembly legislative session next year.
The administration announced it would increase hourly wages to $15 in January 2023. Union-represented employees have been making $15 an hour since spring 2022.
At the town hall, Black employees at this university shared their experiences with discrimination and anti-Blackness during their time on the campus.