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Saks center to cut 191 jobs at distribution center in Aberdeen

Nearly 200 people will lose their jobs after the New Year at a Saks Inc. distribution center in Aberdeen, according to a notice filed Wednesday with the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.

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Jobs ‘recover,’ but still far to go

Though Maryland’s jobs count has made a full recovery — returning to its pre-recession level — a still-high unemployment rate, a growing workforce, uncertainty in the federal government and ongoing transformation within the state economy indicate room for progress remains.

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State unemployment drops slightly in April

Maryland’s unemployment rate fell to 6.5 percent in April — its lowest point in four years — despite the state’s economy losing 6,200 jobs, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Senate panel backs Perez to head Labor Dept.

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel has endorsed the nomination of Justice Department official Thomas Perez to head the Labor Department despite opposition from Republicans. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted 12 -10 to confirm Perez, currently the ...

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Holder defends Perez’s tenure at Justice Dept.

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder is defending Thomas Perez’s tenure as head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division and says he would make a great secretary of Labor. Holder told leaders of the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday ...

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Md. adds 4,700 jobs; unemployment steady

Maryland’s unemployment rate remained steady at 6.6. percent after 4,700 jobs were added in March, according to data released on Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Bureau of Labor Statistics also revised February’s initial ...

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