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Tag Archives: Greater Baltimore Committee

Amid national $15 discussions, minimum wage increases in Md. continue (access required)

While Maryland implements the next incremental increase in the statewide minimum wage Saturday, business leaders remain wary of its effects and discussion of a $15 minimum wage. The state’s minimum wage will increase from $8.75 to $9.25 an hour as ...

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Maryland ascends rankings, drawing new business, jobs

Like any player, Maryland has had some wins and losses on the business and economic fronts. But things have been looking up for the state, long ranked at, or among, the top for household income and education of its workforce. ...

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Mosby, Davis talk Baltimore criminal justice issues, business role (access required)

The morning after Baltimore recorded its 300th homicide in 2016, city State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby and police Commissioner Kevin Davis acknowledged the work ahead of them to members of the business community while also suggesting ways the private sector ...

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GBC: Lower job barriers for citizens with criminal records (access required)

Baltimore-area business, civic and nonprofit leaders, in a new report, are advocating for the removal of barriers to jobseekers with criminal records, something second-chance advocates say is part of a surprising shift in attitudes in recent years. The Coalition for ...

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11 businesses receive Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards (access required)

Eleven Baltimore businesses were recognized for activities or projects that have significantly benefited the Baltimore community and are outside of the business’s regular mission at the 42nd Annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards Thursday. The awards, sponsored by the Mayor’s Office, the ...

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