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Breathe easy, ex-Gov. Ehrlich

Womble Carlyle laid off a bunch of people yesterday, but relax: ex-Gov. Bob Ehrlich was not among them. First of all, the fired employees appear to have been associates and staffers. Second of all, none of the cuts affected Womble’s ...

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Want to save money and energy? Flip the switch.

Be honest here: Do you turn off your computer when you leave work for the day? Most of you probably don’t. It’s not your energy bill, right? I have a few coworkers who seem to think shutting down their system ...

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Law blog round-up

Good morning! Here are a few law links to kick off your week: * The Sun writes about an alleged “black widow” murder case where the victim was not identified for seven years. * Law Shucks, via Above the Law, ...

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Md. firms not on Am Law’s layoff list

From the Am Law people comes a list of the law firms who have laid off the highest percentage of associates since Sept. 30, 2008. San Francisco-based Orrick tops the list, having gotten rid of almost 20 percent of its ...

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January never a good month for layoffs

Last month brought nothing but heartache for hundreds of thousands of American workers. A report released Wednesday indicates that there were 241,749 planned job cuts for the month of January, most of which came from the retail sector. There is ...

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Put me down for one of these

Whether you’re still gainfully employed or one of the many victims of the economic downturn, the last few months haven’t been easy. More layoffs seem to lurk around every turn. And when news of The Baltimore Examiner’s closure broke this ...

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Death of a warranty

About a week ago I sat down to write a blog post about the imminent death of Circuit City, and what its demise would mean for my (rather expensive) store warranty for my television (verdict: it would die, too). But ...

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Whiteford cuts hours for some staffers

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston has cut multiple full-time administrative employees to part-time because the firm wants to be financially “prudent,” managing partner Al Mezzanotte said Wednesday. He declined to specify how many positions or which ones were downgraded. “There aren’t ...

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