Maryland State professionals in the Maryland Public Employees Council, AFT Local 6197 and AFT Healthcare Maryland, AFT Local 5197 last week ratified new three-year contracts. The contracts include a 2% increase in January 2019 and expanded language on workplace bullying, indoor air quality and evaluations. Additionally, Local 5197 negotiated a recruitment and retention bonus for their nurse positions. More information on their contracts can be found online at the websites for MPEC and AFTHC.
photo credit: AFT Healthcare-Maryland