During Wednesday’s rally, employees pushed for fair wages, telework opportunities and fair treatment for housekeepers and immigrant workers.
The unification began in April after the AFSCME International Union and executive boards of Council 3 and Council 67 voted in its favor.
This bill differs from similar legislation proposed in the past because it extends unionization rights to faculty on the tenure-track, non-tenure track and part-time.
Moore put forward $500 million to continue funding the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future, an education reform plan, and $1.1 billion for school construction.
The campaign will target the Maryland General Assembly during its spring legislative session.
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Similar bills have been taken to the Maryland legislature 8 times and killed in the past 20 years.
Employees will also receive cost of living adjustments and merit-based raises.
Those with previous exemptions won't need to get the booster.