| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A four-day strike by service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital that had been scheduled to start Friday was averted after Gov. Martin O'Malley asked both sides to take a one-week cooling-off period.
The 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East labor...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital plan to begin a four-day strike at the hospital Friday after contract negotiations with the East Baltimore medical institution broke down.
The 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East labor union, which...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The labor union representing service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital has given the medical institution notice that employees are prepared to strike next week if negotiations over wages remain deadlocked.
The notice issued by the 1199 SEIU United...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Sixty city public housing residents and union workers staged a protest Wednesday against a plan to sell the housing to private developers.
Protesters fear the Housing Authority of Baltimore City's plan would lead to lost jobs, displaced residents and...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Free trade has been instrumental in building the most powerful economy on earth. In fact, 38 million U.S. jobs are a direct result of U.S. trade with the world.
Yet, it's not so easy to be a "free trader" in today's politics. Some view trade with less...
| May 7, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Adjunct faculty members at the Maryland Institute College of Art voted to unionize this week, creating the first union representing part-time faculty members at any four-year college in the state.
The MICA adjuncts began organizing in March amid...
| May 1, 2014
| 3:05 PM
The labor union representing service workers at The Johns Hopkins Hospital are planning a march and media blitz to criticize the hospital's labor practices after contract negotiations ordered by a federal mediator broke down late Wednesday.
| May 10, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Many held signs reading "End Poverty Pay at Johns Hopkins Hospital." Some repeated union rally chants. Others brought their children and family for support. All gathered Saturday at the Inner Harbor to demand better wages and benefits from the world-...
| May 21, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The union fighting to improve service worker wages at Johns Hopkins Hospital has proposed to a state panel that it require hospitals to disclose whether their workers receive food stamps or other public assistance when reporting what benefit the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Probably no single episode did more to assure President Obama's 2012 re-election than that supposedly private fundraising lunch at which Mitt Romney famously declared that "47 percent of Americans" would never vote for him.
The remark, unexpectedly...
| May 28, 2014
| 6:51 PM
Baltimore County will pay at least $1.6 million in a dispute with the police union over health insurance overpayments, county officials said Wednesday, ending a lengthy legal standoff during which a judge at one point threatened County Executive Kevin...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:05 PM
An off-duty Baltimore police officer was charged Tuesday in Pennsylvania with attempted homicide after police there said he shot a man multiple times outside the officer's home.
John E. Torres, 33, is accused of shooting a 34-year-old Baltimore man...