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  • Edwards to hold 4th Congressional District job fair

    Rep. Donna Edwards, a 4th Congressional District Democrat who represents most of Laurel, will hold a job fair for her constituents on Thursday, Aug. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Prince George's County Sports and Learning Complex Field House, 8001 Sherriff...
  • Businesses can register for 2013 Harford Job Fair Oct. 3

    Registration is open for businesses planning to participate in the 2013 Harford County Job Fair scheduled for Oct. 3, 2 to 6 p.m. at the Richlin Ballroom, 1700 Van Bibber Road in Edgewood. The job fair is coordinated by the region's Workforce...
  • A tablet in every cell: Gansler's conversation starter

    A tablet in every cell: Gansler's conversation starter
    Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler raised quite a few eyebrows recently when he suggested that inmates in the state's prisons be given tablet computers to help them further their educations, search for job opportunities online and keep in touch with...
  • Maryland lost 9,200 jobs in July

    Maryland lost 9,200 jobs in July
    Employers in Maryland cut 9,200 jobs in July, pushing the state's unemployment rate up to 7.1 percent, the U.S. Department of Labor said Monday. Maryland, whose jobless rate was 7 percent in June, is among 28 states and the District of Columbia in...
  • Md. eliminates paper checks for child support payments

    The state this month will begin sending all child support payments electronically, a move that the Maryland Department of Human Resources said Wednesday will save $1.4 million. The Child Support Enforcement Administration says eliminating the paper check...
  • Susquehanna Workforce Network marks 30th anniversary

    The Workforce Investment Board of the Susquehanna Workforce Network held its 30th anniversary meeting June 28 at Bulle Rock Golf Club in Havre de Grace. The meeting highlighted the employment programs and initiatives operated by the Susquehanna Workforce...
  • Obama delays health care law provision for businesses

    Obama delays health care law provision for businesses
    — The Obama administration plans to postpone a key requirement of the president's health law, delaying until 2015 penalties on large employers that don't offer health coverage. The one-year delay, announced by the Treasury Department late...
  • Obamacare delay sounds worse than it is

    Obamacare delay sounds worse than it is
    The Obama administration's decision Tuesday to delay a key provision of the Affordable Care Act for a year sounds worse than it is. Businesses with more than 50 full-time workers will now have until 2015 to either provide health coverage for their...
  • Businesses welcome reprieve from offering insurance

    Businesses welcome reprieve from offering insurance
    The owners of the Shanty Grille restaurant in Ellicott City breathed a sigh of relief when the Obama administration delayed for a year penalties on businesses that do not provide health insurance to employees. For months, they fretted about how they were...
  • Who benefits from immigration reform?

    After many ups and downs, Congressional passage of comprehensive immigration reform now looks possible. In exchange for tighter border controls, an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants will receive a path to citizenship. The biggest players in the...
  • Md. leads way on breast-feeding

    Md. leads way on breast-feeding
    For the past 21 years, the first week in August has been known as World Breastfeeding Week. Maryland, recognizing the importance of breast-feeding for both personal and public health, has annually expanded this to declare August Maryland Breastfeeding...
  • Obama's economic spin: a new pony or manure?

    Obama's economic spin: a new pony or manure?
    It was arguably Ronald Reagan's favorite joke. In one version, two kids -- one an optimist, the other a pessimist -- rush downstairs on Christmas morning. The pessimistic kid gets a new bike and weeps that he'll probably break it soon. The optimistic...