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  • Maryland adds 9,300 jobs in April, Labor Dept. says

    Maryland adds 9,300 jobs in April, Labor Dept. says
    Maryland gained 9,300 jobs in April as businesses threw off the paralyzing effects of the frigid winter, according to federal estimates released Friday. The state's unemployment rate inched down to 5.5 percent as more Marylanders got back to work, the U....
  • State candidates talk jobs at Columbia forum

    In this unusually eventful Howard County election season, the crowded field of state candidates was enough Saturday to fill three long tables with contenders for the county’s 12 seats in the State House. That’s not even taking into account...
  • Horseshoe Casino brings 1,700 jobs to Baltimore [Commentary]

    Horseshoe Casino brings 1,700 jobs to Baltimore [Commentary]
    When Horseshoe Casino Baltimore opens later this year, it will serve as more than just a proud new gateway to downtown Baltimore. The $442-million casino entertainment facility will create 1,700 new jobs downtown — infusing new tax revenue into...
  • Baltimore helps end employment discrimination [Letter]

    Baltimore helps end employment discrimination [Letter]
    As job training practitioners and advocates for effective policies and practices for people returning from prison, we are pleased with the Baltimore City Council's decision to "Ban the Box." ("Council passes 'Ban the Box' legislation," April 28). The...
  • 'Economic gardening' to cultivate job growth

    'Economic gardening' to cultivate job growth
    Michael Spinosa overflows with enthusiasm about the team that helped his Columbia company figure out new strategies for growth — at no charge. That might not sound like economic development, if your conception of it is multimillion-dollar...
  • Horseshoe Casino holds job fair in Govans area

    Horseshoe Casino holds job fair in Govans area
    When Horseshoe Casino Baltimore events manager Tijuana Plant did an advance walk-through of a planned job fair site at the Northern Community Action Center in Govans on March 13, the chosen meeting room at the small center was simply that: a bare-bones...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, April 27 Veterans event VFW Post 160 in Glen Burnie will host a Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans event from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., with music by Jerry and the Heartaches. Monday, April 28 Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at...
  • Long-term unemployed watch coming debate over benefits closely

    Long-term unemployed watch coming debate over benefits closely
    The first thing Eric Miles lost was his Jeep. Then it was the apartment that he and his 12-year-old son called home. Since the federal government cut off jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed late last year, the 54-year-old East Baltimore man has...
  • Why 'ban-the-box' is good for business [Letter]

    Why 'ban-the-box' is good for business [Letter]
    Contrary to Sun columnist Dan Rodricks' view, the "ban-the-box" bill currently working its way through the Baltimore City Council is not just "feel good" legislation ("'Ban the box' feels good but won't achieve much," March 22). Ban the box is a...
  • Downtown reports job gains in 2013

    Downtown reports job gains in 2013
    The number of jobs in downtown Baltimore topped pre-recession levels for the first time last year, according to an annual report to be released Thursday. Downtown employment rose to about 122,000 in 2013, up 8 percent from 2012 and 7 percent since 2007,...
  • Horseshoe Baltimore to hold hiring event, offer free dealer courses

    Horseshoe Baltimore to hold hiring event, offer free dealer courses
    Horseshoe Baltimore Casino will host a hiring event at M&T Bank Stadium on Monday and Tuesday for local residents interested in becoming table games dealers. Those selected as potential employees will be offered a free course in card dealing through a...
  • Don't criminalize humiliation [Letter]

    Jon Cardin's proposal regarding revenge porn is a monumentally bad idea ("Make cyber-sexual assault a felony," Nov. 20). Instead of addressing the root problem, Delegate Cardin's proposal would reinforce the idea that sex is bad. On top of that, this...