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  • Workplaces offer electric car charging for employees

    Workplaces offer electric car charging for employees
    Employees at General Motors' plant in White Marsh have an unusual workplace benefit. Anyone who drives an electric car can plug it in to charge while they work. At the plant, which produces transmissions and electric motors, workers can park their...
  • UMBC students use new media to document a dying industrial past

    UMBC students use new media to document a dying industrial past
    When Eddie Bartee started working at the Sparrows Point steel mill in 1955, about 35,000 men toiled at the eastern Baltimore County plant. Over the next four decades, he made a comfortable life for his wife and their six children as he moved through the...
  • Part four: Bankruptcy Inc.

    Part four: Bankruptcy Inc.
    Somewhere in the third year of Tribune Co.'s marathon Chapter 11 proceeding, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey looked out at a Delaware courtroom packed with high-priced attorneys and conceded the case had broken down into what he called a...
  • Federal workers don't know sacrifice

    After a 45-year career in the private sector, first with Bethlehem Steel, then with Harley Davidson Motor Company and ending with General Motors, I lost wages, medical benefits and pensions when these companies were not making profits. Federal workers...
  • Postal service assigns new ZIP codes to communities [50 years ago]

    Taken from the pages of The Aegis dated June 27, 1963: The U.S. Postal Service this week assigned a "ZIP code" number to each of its thousands of branch offices. The new system, which the agency hoped would become as commonplace as car tags or Social...
  • Ann K. Crane, personnel director

    Ann K. Crane, personnel director
    Ann K. Crane, who went to the wrong place in Dundalk when applying for a job and ended up staying there anyway for nearly a quarter of a century, died Wednesday from heart failure at Oak Crest Village. She was 93. The daughter of immigrant Lithuanian...
  • Movie jobs are a 'House of Cards'

    Movie jobs are a 'House of Cards'
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says the Netflix series "House of Cards" brought $140 million into the state's economy ("'Cards' a good deal, Md. Says," April 30). Where have we heard this before? In 2010 the Detroit Free Press reported that "Michigan's bid to...
  • Christmas-shopping season highlights plight of retail workers

    Christmas-shopping season highlights plight of retail workers
    We're officially into Christmas buying season -- when American consumers determine the fate of American retailers and, indirectly, the American economy. What's often forgotten is that consumers are also workers, and if their pay doesn't keep up, they...
  • O'Donnell made HCYP's fields the best in the county

    In the summer of 1978, 12-year-old Mike O'Donnell decided he wanted to play youth baseball in Howard County. His older brother was already playing, so their father, Norbert, made the quick trip from his home in Ellicott City to check out the fields...
  • Raising Md. manufacturing's profile — and perhaps its job base, too

    Raising Md. manufacturing's profile — and perhaps its job base, too
    The number of manufacturing jobs in Maryland seems to go in only one direction — down. The state lost 21,000 positions in the past five years. More than 40,000 in the past decade. Nearly 70,000 in the past two decades. But advocates think...
  • Obama's recovery

    Obama's recovery
    President Barack Obama did what he had to do in his second debate with Mitt Romney. He showed enough fight to revive fellow Democrats dispirited by his soporific performance in their first encounter. He threw Mr. Romney on the defensive but still didn't...
  • Anti-Obama conspiracy theorists' creativity knows no bounds

    Anti-Obama conspiracy theorists' creativity knows no bounds
    In addition to the relentless onslaught of mostly negative ads from the Romney and Obama campaigns and their affiliated super PACs, the good people of Ohio are finding themselves targeted by a right-wing conspiracy maven who is dispensing a DVD that...