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Advocacy groups file federal wage payment suit against remodeling firm

Former employees of a Halethorpe-based home remodeling company filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday accusing the business of failing to pay them adequate wages and engaging in racial discrimination. Homefix Custom Remodeling Corp. employs “lead developers” to canvass neighborhoods and to ...

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Amid national $15 discussions, minimum wage increases in Md. continue

While Maryland implements the next incremental increase in the statewide minimum wage Saturday, business leaders remain wary of its effects and discussion of a $15 minimum wage. The state’s minimum wage will increase from $8.75 to $9.25 an hour as ...

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Pugh defends minimum-wage hike veto

Mayor Catherine Pugh on Wednesday defended her decision to veto a Baltimore City Council bill raising the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour and extolled the role small businesses play in providing young residents jobs. Pugh delivered her remarks ...

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