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Baltimore City Council committee approves local hiring mandate

A proposal to establish a local hiring mandate was passed Tuesday by the Baltimore City Council’s Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee after a brief, 15-minute work session.

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Hiring slows; unemployment worse among millennials

March was not a good month for the national labor market. Thousands of people dropped out of the workforce, and employers hired at their slowest pace since June. The unemployment numbers, released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, were a disappointment to many who expected a continuation of this year’s steady growth.

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Service firms grow more slowly, hiring weakens

WASHINGTON — Two reports Wednesday showed that U.S. service companies grew more slowly in March and private employers pulled back on hiring. The declines suggest businesses may have grown more cautious last month after federal spending cuts took effect. The ...

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