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Union Rights for Maryland Community College Faculty

In 2021, after years of organizing and advocacy, we won legislation, SB746/HB894, that guarantees Maryland community college faculty and staff the right to form unions with collective bargaining rights. Starting in September 2022, community college employees can file for recognition of their union under this new legislation by showing that a majority of employees in their “bargaining unit” support forming a union.

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Student Debt and Loan Forgiveness

Since 2016, the AFT has been working to address and abate the student debt