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  • Hopkins workers strike over wages

    Hopkins workers strike over wages
    As striking service workers rallied Wednesday on Orleans Street in front of John Hopkins Hospital, a hospital official said that the East Baltimore medical institution can't raise wages too much without eliminating other jobs. "A key concern is making...
  • Federal employee unions look to improve image of workforce

    Federal employee unions look to improve image of workforce
    Howard Friedman has heard the chatter from his own community to Capitol Hill — sometimes questions, sometimes complaints about the federal workforce, its size and its cost. The Gaithersburg man, an attorney and union leader at the U.S. Patent...
  • Labor dispute a stubborn anchor on port business in Baltimore

    Labor dispute a stubborn anchor on port business in Baltimore
    The port of Baltimore's continuing labor dispute, which boiled over in a three-day dockworkers strike in October before a three-month "cooling-off" period, now simmers with uncertainty. Labor peace in the port seems precarious. A contract covering the...
  • Obama must not abandon Ukraine's democrats [Letter]

    Obama must not abandon Ukraine's democrats [Letter]
    I am extremely disappointed by President Obama's lack of engagement in Ukraine. It pains me that Russian President Vladimir Putin seems to be playing him for a toothless paper tiger ("Obama plans to talk to Russia's Putin about Ukraine deal Friday –...
  • Black Panther leader, convicted of killing cop, released from prison

    Black Panther leader, convicted of killing cop, released from prison
    Former Black Panther leader Marshall "Eddie" Conway walked free Tuesday after spending four decades behind bars for killing a Baltimore police officer — making his one of the highest-profile cases affected by a high court decision that has cut short...
  • Workers nervous about layoffs as Baltimore Housing Authority sells off buildings

    Workers nervous about layoffs as Baltimore Housing Authority sells off buildings
    Union officials warned Thursday that as many as 200 maintenance workers and building monitors at Baltimore's public housing properties could lose their jobs under a plan intended to infuse the buildings with private money. Employees such as maintenance...
  • Foose says Howard County union events could put teachers in bad light

    Foose says Howard County union events could put teachers in bad light
    As contract negotiations between county schools and the teachers union continue to focus on salary adjustments, union officials have encouraged teachers to take part in two school-day activities they believe will drum up community support for the union....
  • Release of Black Panther leader renews decades-old debate

    Release of Black Panther leader renews decades-old debate
    Arthur Turco had defended members of the Black Panther Party across the country, but it was in Baltimore that he would be arrested and jailed — on charges that he and members of the militant group had killed a suspected police informant within their...
  • Strike ends with no deal between Hopkins and workers

    Strike ends with no deal between Hopkins and workers
    Service workers fighting for higher wages remained at loggerheads with Johns Hopkins Hospital on Friday as they ended a three-day strike over higher wages — and said they could walk off the job again. Hopkins officials had not presented a...
  • National transit union ousts Baltimore president, calls for new election

    National transit union ousts Baltimore president, calls for new election
    Bus drivers, dispatchers and other public transit employees in Baltimore will vote for a new local union president next week, following the ouster of their elected president by national union officials. Union officials said Janice Murray was removed as...
  • Frank J. Antonelli, printer

    Frank J. Antonelli, printer
    Frank J. Antonelli, a retired Government Printing Office printer and proofreader, died March 17 of cancer at Lorien Mays Chapel and Skilled Nursing Home. He was 84. Frank Joseph Antonelli was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he graduated from...
  • Reports raise concerns over security at federal field offices

    Reports raise concerns over security at federal field offices
    From metal detectors to ID checks, visitors entering agency headquarters and large federal facilities in and around the nation's capital are subjected to intense security — so much so that they're often warned to leave extra time to get through...