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Amazon looking to hire 3,000 seasonal employees in Maryland

Amazon announced Thursday it is hiring more than 3,000 seasonal employees in Maryland as the e-commerce giant gears up for the holiday season. The jobs include roles for picking, packing and shipping customer orders from the company’s Maryland warehouses. The Maryland jobs are ...

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Amazon to host job fair for 1,200 open positions in Maryland

Weeks after hitting record sales as part of Amazon Prime Day, the online retailer plans to hire more than 1,200 new employees at its Maryland fulfillment and sortation centers as part of an “Amazon Jobs Day” hiring push. The Baltimore ...

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Maryland Gains 13,300 Jobs in June; unemployment rate drops

Maryland added 13,300 jobs in June and its unemployment rate dropped, according to the latest statistics released by the U.S. Department of Labor. The private sector added 9,400 jobs. The 4.1 percent unemployment rate in June dropped a tenth of a ...

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Survey: US businesses added solid 177,000 jobs in April

WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses added 177,000 jobs last month, a private survey found, a solid gain that suggests the economy is still expanding despite recent signs of slower growth. April’s hiring is down from a revised 255,000 in the previous ...

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Md. shed 7,200 jobs in March; jobless rate inches up

Maryland lost 7,200 jobs in March while the state’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 4.3 percent for the month, federal officials reported today. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics said that while public-sector jobs increased by ...

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US hiring grinds to a near-halt; many stop looking for work

WASHINGTON — U.S. hiring slowed to a near-standstill in May, sowing doubts about the economy’s health and complicating the Federal Reserve’s efforts to raise interest rates. While unemployment slid from 5 percent to 4.7 percent, the lowest since November 2007, ...

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US job openings rise to 8-month high in March

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers posted the most open jobs in eight months in March, but total hiring slowed, providing a mixed picture of the labor market. Job openings jumped 2.7 percent to 5.76 million, the most since September, the Labor ...

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Metropolitan Meat, Seafood & Poultry moving 80 jobs to Md.

Metropolitan Meat, Seafood & Poultry is consolidating its Washington D.C. operations into its Landover facilities. The switch adds 80 jobs to Maryland where 150 people are already employed by the specialty foods distributor, according to the Maryland Department of Commerce. ...

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Annapolis Summit: Md. environmental advocates optimistic about 2016 session

As environmental advocates gear up for the upcoming Maryland General Assembly session, targeting climate change is going to be a top priority. “This is going to be the year for climate and clean energy,” said Mike Tidwell, founder and executive ...

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