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Strike averted as IKEA talks with Md. distribution hub workers

This June 18, 2008 file photo shows Ikea signage at New York City's first Ikea store, in Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

PERRYVILLE — A strike has been averted after IKEA and workers at a distribution center in Maryland agreed to extend contract talks. The Baltimore Sun reported Friday that the workers’ union had rejected IKEA’s latest proposal and approved a strike that ...

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Columbia research firm adopts living wage

Avi Benus, President of IMPAQ International LLC., stands in the company's office in Columbia June 25.  (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

A public-policy research firm has adopted a “living wage” for employees at its Howard County headquarters that exceeds that state minimum wage by more than $5 per hour. IMPAQ International is now paying employees at its survey center in Columbia ...

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Real Estate Weekly – 12/9/11: Baltimore County expands small business loan fund

County expands small business loan fund Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced on Wednesday that five more banks have joined the Baltimore County Small Business Loan Partnership, bringing total commitments to the loan fund to $12.35 million from 20 financial ...

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