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  • Experts question delay of IRS investigation into AccuPay

    Experts question delay of IRS investigation into AccuPay
    An electrician sued a Bel Air payroll company five years ago, alleging that it failed to submit payroll taxes for his employees, so he wonders why it took until last week for the Internal Revenue Service to start an investigation. "They know what's going...
  • Keswick workers barred from work by building closure forced to use vacation days, personal days

    Keswick workers barred from work by building closure forced to use vacation days, personal days
    They weren't allowed to be at work, but now they're paying for being absent. Some administrative employees who were barred from the Johns Hopkins at Keswick complex in North Baltimore twice in the last two weeks because the buildings were closed due...
  • Local Business Provides Job Opportunities for Homeless Veterans

    Areas USA, the company contracted to operate the Chesapeake House travel plaza on I-95 near Perryville, as well as the Maryland House near Aberdeen, has been commended for its efforts at hiring veterans who have sought assistance at the Perry Point...
  • Hopkins patients come forward as investigation into secret recording continues

    Hopkins patients come forward as investigation into secret recording continues
    Nearly 100 women, fearing that a Johns Hopkins gynecologist secretly videotaped and photographed them, contacted police Tuesday, and some potential victims reached out to private attorneys contemplating legal action. Police revealed Tuesday that at...
  • The minimum wage and the meaning of a decent society

    The minimum wage and the meaning of a decent society
    Raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 should be a no-brainer. Republicans say it will cause employers to shed jobs, but that's baloney. Employers won't outsource the jobs abroad or substitute machines for them, because jobs at this low level of...
  • The California conspiracy: The convoluted path to unemployment rate disbelief

    The California conspiracy: The convoluted path to unemployment rate disbelief
    Immediately after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the nation's unemployment rate dropped to 7.8 percent in September, conservatives started attacking the agency for producing figures that sounded a little too convenient for the Obama...
  • Talking politics at work

    Talking politics at work
    Keeping your opinions to yourself at work might not be easy in today's supercharged political climate. With the general election just weeks away, political discussions naturally come up in offices, on campuses and at job sites throughout the Baltimore...
  • Maryland gains 9,800 jobs in September

    Maryland gains 9,800 jobs in September
    Maryland employers added 9,800 jobs in September, a gain that came almost entirely from the private sector, the U.S. Department of Labor estimated Friday. The state's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9 percent from 7.1 percent in August, the agency said....
  • Raise Maryland calls for higher wages for corporate employees

    Raise Maryland calls for higher wages for corporate employees
    Some members of the Rev. David Carl Olson's congregation are homeless. A few work minimum-wage jobs, he said, but they still cannot afford to leave shelters. His faith calls him to live in a world with "profoundly more justice," said Olson, who...
  • O'Malley hails September jobs numbers

    For a politician crow is something you'd rather do than eat. For Gov. Martin O'Malley, that less-than-delectable bird is off the menu for now. September's jobs report, released Friday, brought the best numbers the state has seen in a long time. The U.S....
  • U.S. lags world, fails women with lack of paid leave

    U.S. lags world, fails women with lack of paid leave
    This month marks the 20th anniversary of the U.S. Family and Medical Leave Act. The 1993 act is a federal law requiring employers to provide employees 12 weeks of unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons, including pregnancy. On this...
  • 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...