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Maryland Teachers Union employees earn $181,000 on average
November 19, 2023 // According to MSEA’s federal filing, at least 11 employees earned more than $200,000 in total compensation last year. Kristy Anderson, the general counsel, earned $285,962. Executive Director Sean Johnson earned $276,892. Assistant Executive Director Cathy Perry earned $259,210. Project Baltimore found that MSEA collected $26.5 million in revenue last year, the highest amount on record. Of that $26.5 million, $16.9 million went towards “salaries, other compensation, employee benefits” for the unions 93 employees. If $16.9 million went to 93 employees, that means on average, union employees earned $181,720 in total compensation. Keep in mind, MSEA is a tax-exempt nonprofit with a specific mission to elevate public education.
PORTLAND: Workers unionize at Friends of the Children
June 21, 2023 // Workers at the nonprofit Friends of the Children Portland voted 40-3 to join AFT-Oregon in mail ballots counted June 1. The newly unionized unit includes 53 workers ranging from youth mentors to accountants.
Pilsen Alliance Leader Fired Over Financial Issues, Board Says, But Some Say It Was Over Push To Unionize
August 22, 2022 // The board announced Moises Moreno's firing Friday, saying there were discrepancies in the group's finances and Moreno mistreated female board members. Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez led the influential group before he was elected to City Council. Dulce Garduno, the board’s treasurer, told Block Club Moreno never produced receipts for the group’s expenses. When she has tried to compare spending with the organization’s bookkeeper, the numbers did not line up and Moreno refused to meet with her to discuss the discrepancies, she said. Martha Herrera, legal counsel,
Unionizing Mission Driven Work
August 22, 2022 // During 2020, White Bird’s CAHOOTS program hit the mainstream as an alternative model to law enforcement. It saw countless stories in publications from People Magazine to the New York Times. It was featured on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. And Sen. Ron Wyden pushed for legislation that would fund CAHOOTS-like programs throughout the country. But workers at CAHOOTS are unionizing, saying they can’t do their job effectively if they aren’t paid well and are forced to work long shifts. Alese Colehour, Chelsea Swift, Mobile Assistance Community Responders of Oakland, MACRO, Portland Street Response Team, Cory Finnegan,
Why are MAAC employees on strike?
June 9, 2022 // On May 19, union members unanimously authorized Monday’s strike, which resulted in the closure of more than a dozen of its childhood development centers. They said they took the action after 27 unsuccessful bargaining sessions over the past eight months. Organizers said unionized workers have filed five Unfair Labor Practice charges — two for worker intimidation and three related to bad faith bargaining. Union members said they want fair wages for all, a system that rewards those with seniority and offers workers room for growth. They are calling for an agency-wide minimum wage boost from $15 to $18 an hour, which MAAC has agreed to, but union members say the organization is refusing to compensate those with more experience. social services, drug and alcohol counselors, maintenance workers, family services staff, teachers, kitchen aides, bus drivers, Lily Camarena, Arnulfo Manriquez, funding in place,
In a case that could be destined for the Supreme Court, Allentown Symphony musician says he shouldn’t have to pay union dues to perform
April 15, 2022 // “Our client’s goal is to make sure that Janus is expanded to all of the bargaining units that are covered by the Supreme Court decision,” said Nathan McGrath, president of The Fairness Center, a public interest legal group that represents those who object to mandatory public-sector union membership.