Approximately 30,000 Maryland State employees have collective bargaining rights. This means that organizations certified as the exclusive bargaining representative are entitled to negotiate with the Governor or his designee(s) regarding wages, hours, and working conditions on behalf of bargaining unit employees.
The current exclusive bargaining representatives and their respective bargaining units are listed below.
(Prior year's collective bargaining information)
Collective Bargaining Unit Status Codes:
The letter code is preceded by a “Y” when the employee is included in bargaining and with an “N” when the employee is excluded from bargaining.
Examples of position bargaining unit status:
YA Employee is included in bargaining unit A
NS Employee is excluded from bargaining due to the supervisory duties assigned to the position
Labor and trades unit
Administrative, technical and clerical unit
Regulatory, inspection, and licensure unit
Health and human service nonprofessional unit
Health care professionals unit
Social and human service professionals unit
Engineering, scientific, and administrative professionals unit
Public safety and security unit
Sworn police officers unit
Excluded - Supervisor
Excluded - Manager
Excluded - Agency Head
Excluded - Board or commission member
Excluded - Student
Excluded - Used by agency(s) excluded by exec order
Excluded - Confidential