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Tag Archives: Mayor’s Office of Employment Development

Legal services groups to assist One Baltimore for Jobs program

‘We were looking at a situation that was not very promising, so this money came at a perfect time,’ Susan M. Erlichman, executive director of Maryland Legal Services Corp., says about giving $1 million in grants to nine legal aid organizations for foreclosure prevention services. The organization received the money as part of multibillion dollar settlements the U.S. Justice Department reached with Bank of America and Citicorp last year. (File photo)

In an effort to bolster the effectiveness of a workforce training program announced last summer, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and Maryland Legal Services Corp. are partnering to add access to legal assistance to the list of services available ...

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City approves position to hire 1,700 workers for Horseshoe Casino

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Baltimore’s new casino, which has yet to officially break ground, will aim to hire city residents, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake pledged Wednesday after the city’s spending panel approved creation of a new position whose task will be to hire at least 1,700 new construction and gaming employees at the site.

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Hiring slows; unemployment worse among millennials

March was not a good month for the national labor market. Thousands of people dropped out of the workforce, and employers hired at their slowest pace since June. The unemployment numbers, released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, were a disappointment to many who expected a continuation of this year’s steady growth.

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