Entities seeking to collect defaulted mortgage loans in Maryland need not be licensed by state, Maryland’s top court ruled Thursday.
The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation has been notified by a Utah-based bank that on Feb. 20, 2014, it will close its mortgage division, located at 9250 Rumsey Road in Columbia, laying off 11 employees.
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.
Maryland’s new grant program for workforce development took its first big step Tuesday in addressing the need for skilled workers in the state.
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.
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 10,500 job gain downward, to 9,800 for the month. As has been the case recently, […]
Maryland is often noted for its concentration of federal dollars, workers and agencies, but employment data released Monday demonstrate that the state’s economy isn’t as dependent on Uncle Sam as many residents think.
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.
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 Labor, Licensing and Regulation. An agency spokeswoman says the layoffs are scheduled for Monday. Sotera […]
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.
Leonard J. Howie III, an experienced manager who has worked in high administrative capacities at several Maryland executive-branch agencies, has been appointed secretary of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation by Gov. Martin O’Malley. He will take over the post on Oct. 8. Howie is a former DLLR deputy secretary under former Secretaries Tom […]
ROCKVILLE — Rockville-based Human Genome Sciences says it will be cutting 114 jobs. The company told state regulators that it was undergoing an internal restructuring that will lead to the cuts at the end of October. British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline announced in July that it was acquiring the longtime partner in a $3.6 billion deal. […]