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Calling all Maryland State employees

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

If you work for the State of Maryland, State Sen. Muse plans to convene a Task Force to study the extent and impact of workplace bullying and make recommendations. This is SB 689. It’s not a prohibitive law, but he clearly does care about bullying of State workers. In the past, he has been very sympathetic to bullied workers.

On Tuesday March 15 at 1 pm at the Capitol, the Senate Finance Committee will hear testimony on the bill.

State workers, take time off work to go testify. On the Maryland State Page, you can find the link to instructions to give testimony. The committee wants written statements prior to the scheduled hearing. Please read and follow the instructions.

Good luck on March 15!

On March 1, HB 1104, the same Task Force bill, was heard in the House Appropriations Committee. Union supporters included AFT, AFSCME and MPAC and one bullied MDOT former employee. You can view the video here on the State website. Testimony begins at time mark 4:09:40 and ends at 4:26:00.

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Strong, emotional testimony for SB 600 in Maryland

Friday, March 4th, 2011

On March 3, several individuals gave testimony in support of SB 600. The audio of that testimony is posted on the MD State Page. Everyone write a note encouraging passage of the bill to the sponsors and the Chair of the committee using our simple E-Z E-mailer. Thank you.

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Maryland introduces its first Healthy Workplace Bill

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Sen. Jamie Raskin introduced SB 600 on Feb. 4 with three co-sponsors. A March 3 public hearing for the bill has been scheduled. Visit the MD State Page to connect with sponsors and the committee chair.

MARYLAND IS THE 20th STATE TO INTRODUCE THE HEALTHY WORKPLACE BILL SINCE 2003.

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