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Democrats, unions launch push for statewide $15 minimum wage

A coalition of Democrats, union leaders and workers launched a campaign to raise Maryland’s minimum hourly wage to $15 on Monday, saying they chose to do so on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to carry on his message of justice and fairness. They are proposing to reach that wage floor by 2023, a move...

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  • 4 questions to ask when negotiating a job offer

    4 questions to ask when negotiating a job offer

    You have a job offer-awesome! Your work is done, right? After all, you've made it through the resume pile/interview/second interview gauntlet and emerged as the winner. Not so fast, champ...you still have some work to do. The job offer is just the start of the next phase: negotiating. This is your...

  • How to handle work when you're depressed

    How to handle work when you're depressed

    Work can be challenging in even the best of circumstances-but when you're depressed and not feeling your absolute best, getting through each workday can be a real struggle. Many folks grapple with depression in both their personal and professional lives, and it can make getting through each day...

  • How to job hunt without your boss finding out

    How to job hunt without your boss finding out

    The job search can be a bit weird if you already have a job-everyone does it, or no one would ever have a new job. But it has to be done in a top secret way, because you can't let your boss know what's going on. Even if he or she knows you're unhappy, you don't want this person knowing that you...

  • How to prove you're a leader on your resume

    How to prove you're a leader on your resume

    One of the more common phrases you'll hear from us and others when crafting your resume is, "Show, don't tell." It's kind of like explaining a joke-if you have to do it, then your audience has most likely missed your point. And keep in mind that your audience is likely reading dozens, if not hundreds,...

  • How to become a veterinary receptionist

    How to become a veterinary receptionist

    Healthcare careers are a hot ticket these days-but that's not just human healthcare. The veterinary industry is also growing, with job openings in clinics and facilities that take care of our furry (and aquatic/scaly/feathered) friends. If you find yourself more drawn to animal patients than human...

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  • Maryland adds 2,400 jobs in September as unemployment falls

    Maryland adds 2,400 jobs in September as unemployment falls

    Maryland added 2,400 jobs in September as the unemployment rate ticked down to 3.8 percent, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday. The state’s jobless rate remained below the national average of 4.2 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics. Maryland was one of 11 states where the jobless...

  • Baltimore Teachers Union votes to ratify new contract after months of negotiations

    Baltimore Teachers Union votes to ratify new contract after months of negotiations

    The Baltimore Teachers Union has voted overwhelmingly to ratify a three-year contract with the school board after more than a year and a half of tense negotiations. The contract approved Monday night ensures teachers’ health care benefits through the end of 2019 and provides them with a one-time...

  • Amazon will hire 3,000 in Maryland for holiday season

    Amazon will hire 3,000 in Maryland for holiday season

    Amazon plans to boost employment in Maryland and 32 other states for the holiday season, hiring more than 3,000 seasonal workers in the state and 120,000 companywide. The online giant is hiring at fulfillment centers, sorting facilities and customer service sites. In Maryland, where Amazon employs...

  • JCPenney will hire 700 holiday workers in Maryland

    JCPenney will hire 700 holiday workers in Maryland

    JCPenney plans to hire 700 workers in its Maryland stores for the holiday season. Seasonal jobs include cashier, replenishment specialist, beauty consultants for Sephora inside JCPenney and others, the retailer said Wednesday. The department store chain is hiring nearly 40,000 people for its 875...

  • Kohl's will hire 3,200 in Edgewood for holiday season

    Kohl's will hire 3,200 in Edgewood for holiday season

    Kohl’s plans to hire about 3,200 people for the holiday season at its distribution center in Edgewood, the retailer said Monday. The retailer has scheduled an on-site job for for Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the e-commerce center, located at 1701 Trimble Road. Seasonal workers will help fill...

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