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Maryland unemployment rate fell in October

Maryland’s unemployment rate fell to 7.2 percent in October, the first drop in six months as the state’s employers added 3,100 net new jobs to their payrolls, according to the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. Private sector employment increased ...

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Audit faults DLLR for lax computer security

Personal information about licenses and unemployment — including names, addresses, birth dates, credit card and Social Security numbers — was left relatively unguarded on computers at the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and may have been targeted for fraud, ...

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Unemployment insurance bill passes House

Updated @ 2:20 p.m.: The House of Delegates passed an expansion of unemployment benefits Tuesday, the next-to-last step for legislation that will qualify the state’s bankrupt Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund for $126.8 million from the federal government. The measure passed ...

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Economic indicators send mixed signals

Maryland’s revenue is, once again, coming in lower than first expected and unemployment is, once again, higher than it was before. Still, state officials see cause for optimism in the otherwise gloomy figures. The state is expected to write down ...

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