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Plan would lift wages of home health care workers

WASHINGTON — Workers in the home health care industry — one of the country’s fastest growing professions — would be guaranteed minimum wage and overtime protections under new rules proposed Thursday by the Obama administration. The move would boost living ...

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Legislative leaders cool to minimum wage raise

ANNAPOLIS – Bills that would raise Maryland’s minimum wage to $9.75 an hour by 2013 enjoy the support of many liberal lawmakers, but appear destined to fail this year for lack of support among key legislative leaders. “Now is just ...

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Garagiola seeking to raise minimum wage

ANNAPOLIS — A proposal to increase Maryland’s minimum wage was both applauded and condemned in front of the Senate Finance Committee by economists, business owners, lobbyists and employees last week. The bill, proposed by Senate Majority Leader Robert Garagiola, gradually ...

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