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Report: Baltimore region’s diversity grew with shift from manufacturing to professional services

The Baltimore region has grown more affluent, educated and diverse over the past 20 years as its focus has changed from manufacturing to higher education, medicine, cybersecurity and technology, according to a new report.

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Bridging the Gap recognizes 20 Baltimore-area companies

Twenty Baltimore-area companies Wednesday night were named winners of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 14th Annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards. The awards, presented during ceremonies honoring minority and women-owned firms for business achievement and others for their efforts to strengthen minority business development, ...

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Amid national $15 discussions, minimum wage increases in Md. continue

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

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

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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