Resolution 18-011R

After spending time with nurses at their National Nurses United event and learning more about the working conditions at John Hopkins, I introduced a Resolution 18-011R. Johns Hopkins Hospital is a world-class medical institution that serves people from across Baltimore as well as from across the world. Many Registered Nurses work at Hopkins for that […]

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Residents of District 13, check out our new resource cards! This guide is intended to connect residents with resources from different departments and organizations, working to help Baltimore City residents!

Lactation Rights Award

I am very grateful to have been awarded the Women Empowerment- Lactation Rights Award from the Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights. The Lactation Accommodation bill was introduced in August, in hopes of providing new mothers with lactation rights to help them transition back to work after giving birth.

Lactation Accommodation

I have introduced the Lactation Accommodation Bill, a bill that will help remove barriers between new mothers and their careers. This bill would allow employees to request additional time to express breast milk, outside of lunch breaks, which may be unpaid. The legislation also outlines higher standards for a lactation space to include: a private […]

Residency Requirements Bill

Monday, February 12, 2018, at City Hall beginning at 5 p.m., the Labor committee will host a hearing on the Residency Requirements Bill 17-170. The bill is focused on requiring certain city officials who work in #BaltimoreCity to live in #BaltimoreCity. This will help keep residents and tax dollars in Baltimore which would support our […]

#IUPAT gives back

On April 22nd, the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades held their 2nd annual Community Day of Action throughout the United States and Canada. IUPAT District Council No. 50, serves the Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. area with over 2,000 active members in the workforce made up of painters, drywall finishers, glass workers, decorators, […]

Apprenticeships

One of the biggest challenges in District 13 is jobs. While running for office, I’ve knocked on a countless amount of doors, and jobs were a common complaint from residents. With the $15 an hour minimum wage bill being vetoed, I began to focus on other job opportunities for residents in the district, such as […]

Displaced Worker Protection Bill

Often times, I have heard the stories from families in District 13, who have been subject to financial burden, due to lay-offs. Receiving short notice to find a new job is hard and causes disruption within households. I understand, this is why I introduced the Displaced Worker Protection Act to protect working families. Employees under […]

Encouraging women to pursue construction as a career

Rachel Bryan figured she would wear pearls and a dress to an interview after she completed a pre-apprenticeship program for electricians 12 years ago. “Wrong answer,” she said her trainers told her. “You want to dress like you’re going to work.” It was one of the best pieces of advice she said she ever got. […]