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Harbor East hires new security firm
Harbor East hires new security firm

The management company for Harbor East said Monday it has contracted with a Baltimore-based firm to provide security at its properties, ending an agreement with a Kentucky firm that had come under fire from union organizers. As part of the new contract, Baltimore's Abacus Corp. will pay a starting wage for security personnel that is at least the Baltimore City living wage, or $11.46 an hour as determined by city ordinance, Abacus and Harbor East Management Group officials said. Employees also will be offered benefits that include paid vacation time, paid personal days and health insurance. "We are thrilled to hire a local, Baltimore-based company for our security...