Employees will also receive cost of living adjustments and merit-based raises.
Those with previous exemptions won't need to get the booster.
The increase will not include student workers and contractual workers who work at USM institutions.
Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed a bill earlier this year.
Out-of-state tuition will increase by 5 percent.
Panelists also discussed the possibility of making vaccines mandatory in the fall semester.
The bill would require public higher education institutions to implement new health guidelines aimed at protecting student-athletes.
This is the ninth year that a collective bargaining bill has been introduced in the Maryland General Assembly.
Why won't UMD back basic support for workers?
The bill's supporters assert the university system has failed HBCUs in the past.