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Companies look at new ways to help employees save (access required)

Like fax machines, telephone booths, cassette tapes and typewriters, company-provided employee pension programs have all but been eliminated. Companies are encouraging employees to look at retirement saving programs in different ways. “Employer-sponsored retirement plans are the main conduit for employees ...

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Employers add 156K; US jobless rate ticks up to 5 pct. (access required)

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in September, a decent gain that reflects a healthy economy but also a sign that hiring has slowed from its robust pace last year. The unemployment rate ticked up to 5 percent from ...

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Employment prospects improve for Md.’s law school grads (access required)

The percentage of Maryland law graduates who found jobs requiring them to pass the bar has remained steady for another year, inching up by just 0.8 percentage points to 58 percent, compared with 62.4 percent nationwide. There are signs of ...

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