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About 30 Baltimore correctional officers protest lack of pay

BALTIMORE  — About 30 correctional officers in Baltimore have held a protest rally, because a new payroll system has disrupted their paychecks. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees said Wednesday the walk out was in response to ...

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Laid-off state workers get no dibs on hiring

A civil-service union will seek to change Maryland law after the state’s top court ruled last week that state agencies need not reinstate laid-off workers when similar positions open up but can advertise to fill the vacant posts.

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Union criticizes state over prison security threats

ANNAPOLIS — A union for Maryland correctional officers criticized state prison managers on Tuesday for failing to warn an officer who was stabbed only four days after officials were informed he was a target. The American Federation of State, County ...

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Union rally expected to draw thousands in Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS — The director of Maryland’s largest union for state employees says between 5,000 and 10,000 people are expected to attend a rally in Annapolis to protest pension changes. Patrick Moran, director of the Maryland chapter of the American Federation ...

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