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  • MARC: Rolling in the right direction

    MARC: Rolling in the right direction
    The Transportation Infrastructure Investment Act of 2013 will provide crucially needed funding for improving, expanding and building transportation projects throughout Maryland. Projects critical to continued economic growth throughout Central Maryland...
  • Where are the STEM jobs?

    Where are the STEM jobs?
    Republicans and Democrats appear to agree on at least one thing: that the United States is facing a STEM (science, technology engineering and math) crisis. In his most recent State of the Union address, President Barack Obama declared that he wants to...
  • Government, unions offer advice, answers on furloughs

    As thousands of federal workers prepare to be furloughed, many are concerned about how to deal with a pay cut. Keith Everett, a chief steward with the American Federation of Government Employees, said his union held two meetings in recent weeks at...
  • 40% of older households in Md. ill-prepared for retirement, study finds

    40% of older households in Md. ill-prepared for retirement, study finds
    At an age when many workers are thinking about winding down their careers, Victoria Baldassano of Silver Spring says she can't afford to give retirement a thought. The part-time English professor at Montgomery College said her income has been too low for...
  • Md. sheds 6,200 jobs in April, Labor Department says

    Md. sheds 6,200 jobs in April, Labor Department says
    Maryland employers slashed 6,200 jobs in April, cutting short a string of gains, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday, as the state began feeling the pinch of federal budget sequestration and cutbacks in consumer spending. But the government's...
  • Unions focus organizing efforts on service sector workplaces

    Unions focus organizing efforts on service sector workplaces
    After spending three decades at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore, Kevin Hux eagerly joined efforts this past year to unionize his workplace. "I joined this union to have some kind of voice and be protected," said Hux, 55, who started in housekeeping shortly...
  • Hopkins provides extra leave days to Keswick employees

    Hopkins provides extra leave days to Keswick employees
    Employees who were barred from their offices on the Johns Hopkins at Keswick campus because of water contamination have been granted additional paid leave days, human resources officials said Friday. Employees in the campus' south building, which was...
  • City hiring bill is needed

    City hiring bill is needed
    It's very tempting to address each point of The Sun's editorial that suggests Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake reject the local hiring bill ("Noble but flawed idea," May 15). But to do so would miss the larger and more important point that lies at the...
  • Assembly passes O'Malley's job training bill

    Assembly passes O'Malley's job training bill
    The General Assembly has approved the governor's plan to distribute $2.5 million in state grants each year to train workers for high-demand industries. The House of Delegates voted 115-23 Tuesday to approve the program, the first piece of Gov. Martin O'...
  • Cyber help wanted

    Cyber help wanted
    Nineteen thousand four hundred thirteen. Focus on that number. Like so many numbers in news articles, you might easily have skipped over 19,413. But this is an important number for what is happening in Maryland higher education. According to the Cyber...
  • County councilman hasn't disclosed outside jobs for years

    County councilman hasn't disclosed outside jobs for years
    A Baltimore County councilman did not disclose his outside employment over the past several years, including his work with a painting and drywall company that has a $3.1 million contract at a new high school being built in his district. Councilman...
  • Yahoo's ban on working from home prompts criticism

    Yahoo's ban on working from home prompts criticism
    It didn't take long for the talk at this week's national work-life conference in Baltimore to turn to Yahoo Inc. The Internet company's new ban on employees working from home has proved wildly unpopular with working mothers who had expected more...