A hearing has been scheduled on 2/16 for House Bill 375, legislation that would establish a Family & Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) Program to be administered under the supervision of the Department of Labor’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) Division. The Maryland Chamber is very concerned that the implementation of this legislation will result in additional costs and administrative burden to employers, especially small businesses and non-profits, at a time when they can least afford it.
Ignatian Solidarity Network: In 2020, 2,000+ people join us in fasting from food waste. Back by popular demand, we’ve updated the challenge to address our 2021 context. This Lent we’re fasting from food waste. Are you with us?Sign up for the challenge to receive...
During Lent, in these turbulent times, how can we persevere in our work for justice with a steadfast spirit, rooted in love?
As we have been seeing, thousands of Maryland workers are suffering unemployment due to the pandemic, while thousands of other essential workers continue to serve us at risk of infection. Please join us for a short Zoom meeting on Tuesday 1/26 at 6:30pm for an update on both these bills and to strategize how to make our voices heard for worker justice in Annapolis.
Welcoming the stranger and protecting the vulnerable in our midst is the hallmark of our religious traditions. These theological commitments are indispensable. They lay the foundation for treating all human beings with dignity and respect.
Moore Will Also Serve as Director of the Office of Equity and Civil Rights
The federal government plans to execute Brandon Bernard and Alfred Bourgeois on consecutive days this week—the latest executions in the Trump administration’s unprecedented 2020 killing spree.
Will we have Covid-19 relief or jobless agony?
Baltimore City Council overrides mayor’s vetoes on job protections for hospitality workers affected by coronavirus pandemic
Due to the broad support of hospitality workers and Unite Here 7, yesterday the City Council voted to override the Mayor’s veto of the two bills that protect workers. Thanks to everyone for letter writing/sign-on’s/phone calls, etc. You made a difference.
IGNATIAN FAMILY TEACH-IN FOR JUSTICE VIRTUALLY UNITES 6,200+ REGISTRANTS TO EXPLORE THEME OF PROPHETIC RESILIENCE
From October 19-26, more than 6,200 registrants—members of the Jesuit and broader Catholic network—gathered virtually for the 23rd annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ), exploring the theme of Prophetic Resilience: Breaking Down, Building Up.