Maryland shed 2,500 jobs in August, the jobless rate climbed to 7.3 percent and the state’s labor secretary said there is no end in sight for the uneven recovery and lackluster employment figures. Since August 2010, payrolls in Maryland have ...Read More »
Government employment losses slowed job growth in Maryland last month and economists expect that trend to continue as Congress sets a new course for federal spending. “Maryland is one of many states where government jobs are shrinking and I expect ...Read More »
Maryland’s labor market continued to flounder in June as the unemployment rate rose to 7 percent and the state posted the worst rate of job growth in the country in the last year. The state lost 300 jobs in June ...Read More »
The Maryland Jockey Club and Penn National Gaming Inc. will miss a Friday deadline for reaching an agreement on simulcasting thoroughbred races at Rosecroft Raceway. The two parties had until Friday to hammer out a settlement over how much money ...
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Maryland’s economic recovery faltered in May as employers in the state shed 13,000 jobs, a decline only partially offset by government hiring and residents finding work in other states. The private sector led the job losses with a decrease of ...Read More »
CAMBRIDGE — Maryland’s performance in job creation after the recession has been “extremely disappointing” and the state is not doing enough to stimulate economic growth, a leading economist told a group of economic development professionals Monday. “We have not created ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Maryland employers shed 7,100 jobs in January, but the state’s jobless rate fell to its lowest point in more than a year and a half, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor. The state’s ...Read More »
Maryland’s unemployment rate remained at 7.4 percent in December even as payrolls in the state shrank by 6,900 jobs, according to figures released Tuesday morning by the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. The unemployment rate held steady at 7.4 ...Read More »
Maryland added 2,100 jobs in November, the sixth straight month of gains but not enough to bring the state’s unemployment rate down from 7.4 percent. Maryland has now generated approximately 39,000 net jobs since January, state officials said. That’s the ...Read More »