Weeks after hitting record sales as part of Amazon Prime Day, the online retailer plans to hire more than 1,200 new employees at its Maryland fulfillment and sortation centers as part of an “Amazon Jobs Day” hiring push. The Baltimore ...Read More »
Maryland lost 7,200 jobs in March while the state’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 4.3 percent for the month, federal officials reported today. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics said that while public-sector jobs increased by ...Read More »
The Maryland Technology Development Corporation will now help fund startups between the seed phase and the venture capital phase with a new Gap Investment Fund program. The money come from $1 million included in the state’s budget for the 2018 fiscal ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — U.S. hiring slowed to a near-standstill in May, sowing doubts about the economy’s health and complicating the Federal Reserve’s efforts to raise interest rates. While unemployment slid from 5 percent to 4.7 percent, the lowest since November 2007, ...Read More »
Metropolitan Meat, Seafood & Poultry is consolidating its Washington D.C. operations into its Landover facilities. The switch adds 80 jobs to Maryland where 150 people are already employed by the specialty foods distributor, according to the Maryland Department of Commerce. ...
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As environmental advocates gear up for the upcoming Maryland General Assembly session, targeting climate change is going to be a top priority. “This is going to be the year for climate and clean energy,” said Mike Tidwell, founder and executive ...Read More »
WASHINGTON —The U.S. economy generated another month of solid hiring in November, making it highly likely that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates from record lows this month. The Labor Department said Friday that employers added 211,000 jobs, led ...Read More »