Maryland's jobs total decreased by 1,300 in May, the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation announced Friday, based on Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers.Read More »
The number of jobs in Maryland increased by 9,300 jobs in April, the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation announced Friday, and unemployment dropped to 5.5 percent. Good news right? Yes, but there’s more to the story.Read More »
WASHINGTON — Seeking to fill yet another second-term Cabinet vacancy, President Barack Obama is set to nominate Thomas Perez, an assistant attorney general, to be the next secretary of labor, the White House says. If confirmed by the Senate, Perez, ...Read More »
Certain industries in Maryland in need of workers will be able to compete for $2.5 million in job training grants following Tuesday’s General Assembly approval of the Employment Advancement Right Now program.Read More »
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s roughly $37 billion budget proposal to the General Assembly includes an increase in the money allocated for some business-friendly tax credits, $1.5 million to pay for studies into the safety of hydraulic fracturing and puts the state “on the verge” of closing what was once a $1.7 billion structural deficit.
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