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  • State workers busy — processing federal workers' unemployment claims

    State workers busy — processing federal workers' unemployment claims
    Furloughed federal workers have filed more than 16,000 unemployment insurance applications — more than four times the number typically received from that sector in a year. While idled federal workers are eligible to collect unemployment benefits,...
  • Looking Out: Harry Reid moving Employment Non-Discrimination Act toward a vote

    Looking Out: Harry Reid moving Employment Non-Discrimination Act toward a vote
    Happy Halloween! Let's talk about something truly terrifying: LGBT discrimination in hiring. Maybe not as viscerally scream-inducing as ghouls or witches, I know. But after progress on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act got halted by a government...
  • HCC board approves contract for traffic improvement

    HCC board approves contract for traffic improvement
    A right-hand turn lane from Schucks Road onto Route 22 (East Churchville Road) will be built to improve traffic at the intersection near Harford Community College to accommodate traffic that will be generated once Towson University building opens on...
  • North Laurel tax office hosts job fair

    Liberty Tax, 8851 Gorman Road, will hold a job fair and open house on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon. For information, call co-owner Tryphenia Ellis-Johnson at 301-483-8626. #sigshell { padding: 10px; float: left; width: 320px; height: 52px;...
  • Md. to begin taking applications for training program

    Md. to begin taking applications for training program
    Employer groups can begin applying next week for grants from a new state program aimed at increasing workforce training. Applications for Maryland's Employment Advancement Right Now program, known as EARN, are scheduled to go online at 2 p.m. Tuesday at...
  • DHR is not 'robbing' any children

    I am writing in response to the recent commentary regarding foster care, "How Maryland robs its most vulnerable children," (Oct. 14). The author incorrectly asserts that the Department of Human Resources is improperly taking assets from children in...
  • What are the preventive women's services under health reform?

    The National Women's Law Center says the health care law known as Obamacare will be good for women, providing them access to crucial preventive services. The group outlines the benefits here. What kind of preventive women's services will be covered under...
  • House insists on the dumbest Obamacare reform possible

    House insists on the dumbest Obamacare reform possible
    With negotiations on ending the government shutdown and debt limit impasse appearing to make progress in the Senate, there is now some reason to hope that the potential cataclysm brought on by the House tea party caucus' anti-Obamacare fever will be...
  • Md. unemployment tax to drop by 70 percent for many businesses

    Md. unemployment tax to drop by 70 percent for many businesses
    Roughly half of Maryland employers will see their unemployment insurance tax drop by about 70 percent next year, the result of the state's rebound from the recession, the governor said Wednesday. After an annual evaluation of the unemployment benefit...
  • Howard Hughes says employment focus for Columbia crescent

    Howard Hughes says employment focus for Columbia crescent
    Officials from Columbia landowner Howard Hughes Corp. say the vision for the 93-acre crescent property is to create a downtown employment center that also will include a 300-room hotel, a 50,000-square-foot conference center and streetscape retail....
  • Treasury revises "use-it-or-lose-it" rule on flexible spending accounts

    Workers may no longer have to rush to stock up on medications or glasses just to use up money in flexible spending accounts before the end of the year.  For years, any money left over in a flexible spending account has been forfeited.   The U.S....
  • Harford Commission on Disabilities honors employers, workers, organizations

    Harford Commission on Disabilities honors employers, workers, organizations
    The Harford County Commission on Disabilities hosted its annual Employment Recognition Luncheon Thursday at the Maryland Golf and Country Clubs in Bel Air, honoring several employers, individuals and organizations. The luncheon's main purpose is to...