| Mar 6, 2013
| 12:39 PM
They weren't allowed to be at work, but now they're paying for being absent.
Some administrative employees who were barred from the Johns Hopkins at Keswick complex in North Baltimore twice in the last two weeks because the buildings were closed due...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Workplace violence is a serious occupational hazard in hospitals and other health care facilities, a fact that has escaped an unsuspecting public. Nationally, nursing assistants employed by nursing homes have the highest incidence of workplace assault...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Over two years have passed since firefighter Mark Falkenhan was killed at an apartment fire on Dowling Circle in Towson. His death resulted, in part, from a collapse of the Incident Command System (ICS), when first-arriving units were faced with heavy...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:51 PM
The Baltimore County police union says county officials have ignored a ruling by the state's highest court to reimburse some 400 retired Police Department employees for overpaid insurance premiums.
A Maryland Court of Appeals decision in November...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Union workers at Safeway and Giant Food in the Baltimore and Washington regions overwhelmingly approved a new contract Tuesday that increases wages and maintains key benefits.
"It's a good day to be a member," said Tim Goins, executive vice president...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:04 PM
In the days following Barack Obama's re-election, we learned that Mr. Obama didn't win because voters trusted him more than Mitt Romney on the economy, or because he ended the Iraq war and killed Osama bin Laden. He didn't win because he started to turn...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 7:58 AM
The economy added 200,000 jobs in December, and unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent. Going forward, unemployment is not likely to fall much further and may rise again.
Fourth quarter growth was exceptionally strong as the global economy recovered...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Sharon Johnson is not a physician or scientific researcher. She has never been trained as a nurse. Her most recent prior occupation was as office manager in a dental practice.
Yet colleagues say she's a bundle of compassion, a quick study and a genius at...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 6:15 PM
An advocacy group filed a complaint Friday with the federal government alleging that a Baltimore-based company put hundreds of employees at risk by failing to protect them against asbestos.
Alexandra Rosenblatt and Jonathan F. Harris, staff lawyers...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 1:22 PM
PepsiCo has signed a deal that allows employees and dependents across the nation to get certain surgeries at Johns Hopkins Hospital — a cutting-edge arrangement that could grow in popularity as companies look to provide better health care and...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Baltimore MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blake's preliminary budget proposal for the next fiscal year displays some encouraging signs that, after three rocky years, city finances are stabilizing. Income tax revenues are ticking slightly upward in conjunction...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 4:30 AM
In his March 22 op-ed piece ("Why I chose Sandra Fluke") Rep. Elijah Cummings mistakenly identifies a freedom issue as awomen's healthissue.
For decades employees have been able to save money on health insurance costs by opting out of certain coverages....