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Saks center to cut 191 jobs at distribution center in Aberdeen

Nearly 200 people will lose their jobs after the New Year at a Saks Inc. distribution center in Aberdeen, according to a notice filed Wednesday with the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.

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State unemployment drops slightly in April

Maryland’s unemployment rate fell to 6.5 percent in April — its lowest point in four years — despite the state’s economy losing 6,200 jobs, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Md. adds 4,700 jobs; unemployment steady

Maryland’s unemployment rate remained steady at 6.6. percent after 4,700 jobs were added in March, according to data released on Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Bureau of Labor Statistics also revised February’s initial ...

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Last of 2012 laws go into effect on New Year’s Day

After three sessions of the General Assembly that spanned almost 100 days in 2012, the last of the 797 bills approved by state legislators and made law by Gov. Martin O'Malley this year will go into effect as the fireworks start in Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

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Defense contractor cutting 25 jobs in Frederick

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — State officials say a national security contractor is cutting 25 jobs in Frederick. The Frederick News-Post reported Thursday that Sotera Defense Solutions Inc., of Herndon, Va., has filed a layoff notice with the Maryland Department of ...

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Employers welcome unemployment tax drop

Gov. Martin O’Malley and Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Secretary Leonard J. Howie III announced Monday that the state’s unemployment insurance tax will drop in 2013, with some businesses seeing their rate decrease as much as 55 percent.

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