| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Two corrections officers at the troubled Baltimore City Detention Center have resigned after being charged with crimes, authorities said Friday.
A Baltimore grand jury indicted corrections officer Sean Graves, inmate Michael Gordon, and a third man,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:02 PM
The union that represents correctional officers at a maximum-security facility in Western Maryland said Thursday that prison officials have not done enough to prevent a spike in assaults by inmates that has seen 12 officers injured since late June....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:43 PM
A prison in Western Maryland is on lockdown after at least one recent assault by inmates on correctional officers, and union officials have planned a meeting with the secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services this week....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Negotiations between the Howard County Board of Education and the teachers' union are edging further and further into the summer months, even as the board signed agreements last week with several other bargaining units.
At its meeting on Thursday,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Maryland corrections officials faced questions from state lawmakers Thursday over whether they are acting swiftly enough to investigate potential corruption among employees.
A legislative panel on prison corruption met for the first time in the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:29 AM
The Howard County Board of Education announced last week that it had reached tentative agreements with the majority of the bargaining units in the Howard County Public School System, but negotiations with the teachers' union are ongoing.
| Jan 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
President Barack Obama begins his second term with a solid record of accomplishments related to the federal workforce, but with more crucial questions facing federal employees than at any time in the past four years.
Although Obama didn't mention federal...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Ernest B. Crofoot, a former labor organizer who later headed Council 67 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, died Friday of complications from cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 88.
"Ernie was one hell of a trade...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Maryland's Fair Share Act is to fair what Liberace is to understated.
The 2009 law mandating that all state employees pay union dues regardless of whether they belong to the union is, however, a huge boon to the bottom line of the American Federation of...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Corrections officials are investigating whether an inmate at the Baltimore City Detention Center has been using a contraband cellphone to post photos and updates on Facebook and Instagram online accounts.
The Maryland Department of Public Safety and...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 5:11 PM
A Baltimore County worker employed with the Property Management Division died after emergency personnel responded to a former golf course in Kingsville where he was working Monday, but officials released few details about the death.
| Mar 8, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Robert W. Cos, a crane equipment safety consultant who raised awareness in the 1980s of the unsafe car practice called "clipping," died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Canton resident was 65.
Robert William Cos, whose...