| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:55 PM
About 2,000 service and maintenance workers seeking raises have yet to come to an agreement with Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The workers, who are members of labor union 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, have threatened to strike beginning April 9 if...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:13 AM
John Hopkins Hospital and the union representing housekeepers, food servers and other workers were unable to agree on a contract Thursday night, leaving open the possibility for a strike beginning April. 9.
Local union 1199SEIU United Healthcare...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:32 AM
The historic Lord Baltimore Hotel sits a block away from the Sheraton Baltimore City Center, but less than a week after the 1926 landmark celebrated a multimillion-dollar restoration, the owners of the aging Sheraton on Fayette Street warned of mass...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Members of a longshoremen's union at odds with port of Baltimore employers will vote next week on whether to accept the employers' "best and final" contract offer.
The contract has been on the table for weeks, and union members have disagreed over...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides thought winning election as a Republican in a Democrat-dominated city would be hard. "The entire state was against me," he said.
Governing has been even tougher.
In the five months since his 59-vote victory,...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Dyane Fancey, a prominent poet in Baltimore's arts community who also worked in the city school system and at a popular Mount Vernon restaurant, died April 13 of heart failure. The Hampden resident was 63.
Born Diane Margaret Fancey in Washington, D.C.,...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Now should be the time for the Port of Baltimore to show the world that it's open for business. Work resumed in February on the expansion of the Panama Canal, which is now expected to be completed in 2015. When that happens, super-sized cargo ships will...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:51 PM
A Baltimore County judge has warned County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and two other county officials they could face jail time or other penalties for refusing to pay more than $1 million to police retirees despite a court order to do so.
In an unusual...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:59 AM
In an unusual move, Baltimore County teachers filed a grievance this week against the county school board saying new education initiatives are forcing them to work long hours beyond their normal day.
Teachers in the county and the rest of the state have...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:35 AM
Shippers already have begun diverting cargo from the port of Baltimore because of uncertainty about the ongoing labor contract standoff with the largest dockworkers union.
The port is losing shipments despite assurances from labor and management...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Discord has erupted within the longshoremen's union at the heart of the labor dispute at the port of Baltimore, with some members calling for an end to the union's standoff with port employers and others promising to push on.
The dissension is growing...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The longshoremen's dispute at the Port of Baltimore is probably not about wages ("Cargo being diverted as port labor standoff continues," Jan. 17). Articles in The Sun have only mentioned that "rookie" (i.e. apprentice) wages will double and all wages...