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May 19, 2023

Md. gains 8K jobs in April as unemployment drops again

Maryland gained 8,000 jobs in April as the state’s unemployment rate dropped, according to preliminary data released Friday.

Apr 21, 2023

Md. unemployment drops to historic low in March, report shows

Maryland recorded its second consecutive month of record-setting low unemployment in March, according to preliminary survey numbers.

Apr 7, 2023

A healthy 236,000 jobs added despite Fed’s rate hikes

America’s employers added a solid 236,000 jobs in March, suggesting that the economy remains on solid footing despite nine interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve.

A hiring sign is seen in Downers Grove, Illinois, on May 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
Apr 4, 2023

Job openings slip to 9.9M; a win in inflation fight?

U.S. job openings slipped in February to the fewest since May 2021, a sign that the job market may be starting to cool.

Mar 24, 2023

Md. unemployment in February dropped to lowest point in 47 years

The unemployment rate in Maryland dropped in February to the lowest number since the U.S. Department of Labor began publishing state estimates in 1976.

Mar 22, 2023

Lutherville station transit project could add jobs, tax revenue, report finds 

The proposed Lutherville Station Transit Oriented Development could add jobs, economic activity and repeatable tax revenue for Baltimore County, a report found.

Mar 13, 2023

Md. gained 8,200 jobs in January as unemployment stays at record low

Maryland gained 8,200 jobs in January and the unemployment rate remained at a record-low 3%, according to preliminary numbers released Monday.

Mar 1, 2023

Home Chef’s new facility in Baltimore to create more than 500 jobs

Home Chef will establish a new manufacturing and distribution center in Baltimore, creating more than 500 new full-time jobs in the community by 2024.

Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., is under investigation for fabricating and even lying about parts of his education, work experience, and his family's religion and history, the Associated Press has reported. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Feb 20, 2023

Who are you hiring? Santos controversy reinforces need for strong vetting of applicants

The George Santos controversy has reminded many people of the crucial importance of thoroughly checking out new hires.

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks at the Economic Club of Washington at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington on Feb. 7, 2023. (AP Photo/Jess Rapfogel)
Feb 7, 2023

Fed’s Powell: Strong hiring could force further rate hikes

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said that the Fed might have to raise its benchmark interest rate higher than it now projects.

Feb 3, 2023

US adds a surprisingly strong 517,000 jobs despite Fed hikes

America’s employers added a stunning 517,000 jobs in January, a surprisingly strong gain in the face of the Federal Reserve’s aggressive drive to slow growth and tame inflation.

Jan 24, 2023

Md. unemployment rate dropped to 4% in December

Maryland’s unemployment rate dropped to 4% in December 2022, according to preliminary data released Tuesday.

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