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Donald C. Fry: Developing a bright, young, local workforce

Employers in Maryland industry sectors such as health care, IT, technical services, manufacturing and sales often complain that too many prospective employees today are “not hirable” for a number of reasons. This is not a phenomenon unique to Maryland, according ...

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Job bias claims in U.S. at record level

WASHINGTON — Job discrimination complaints in the United States rose to an all-time high last year, led by an increase in bias charges based on religion and national origin. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received nearly 100,000 charges of discrimination ...

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Unemployment fell in 43 states in November

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in 43 states in November, the most number of states to report such declines in eight years. The falling state rates reflect the brightening jobs picture nationally. The U.S. unemployment rate fell sharply in November ...

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Fetting says Legg still has work to be done

As part of its continuing restructuring efforts, Legg Mason Inc. said Tuesday that it had laid off 180 people, about 5 percent of its workforce, at the beginning of the month. The staff reduction, part of an effort to save ...

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