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  • Catonsville nuns suing over federal contraceptive requirement

    Catonsville nuns suing over federal contraceptive requirement
    In a case that could have implications for ministries across the country, a Catonsville-based group of nuns who care for the elderly poor are awaiting a federal judge's decision on whether it must comply with the federal health care law's requirement to...
  • The minimum wage is about the middle class [Commentary]

    The minimum wage is about the middle class [Commentary]
    Fast food workers in more than a hundred cities across the country went on strike for a $15 an hour wage earlier this month. They were calling it a strike for a livable wage. Fast food workers epitomize the low-skilled working poor in America, but a $15...
  • Md. has a long way to go to support the developmentally disabled

    Maryland's Developmental Disabilities Administration provides a coordinated service delivery system so that individuals with developmental disabilities receive appropriate services oriented toward the goal of integration into the community and with the...
  • Harford school board hears challenges facing recruitment and retention

    Despite all the public posturing over the past several years about teacher pay increases, Harford County Public Schools has one of the highest teacher retention rates in the state, according to a recently release report on teacher recruitment and...
  • Job uncertainty could affect federal recruiting

    Job uncertainty could affect federal recruiting
    As an accounts manager with the U.S. Department of Energy, Steve Bruno has endured a wage freeze, the sequester and now the partial shutdown of the federal government. Waiting at Penn Station last week for the train to his job in Washington, the...
  • Program to offer job training to those 55 and older

    Program to offer job training to those 55 and older
    A program that offers job training to Baltimoreans 55 and older is expanding. The Senior Community Service Employment Program offers paid training slots at government agencies and nonprofits to eligible city residents. City and state officials are...
  • APG civilian employees returning to work this week after DoD recall

    About two thirds of the civilian workforce at Aberdeen Proving Ground has been on furlough for the past week because of the partial federal government shutdown, but the 30 to 40 percent of employees who remained on post will be seeing many of their...
  • City considers 'ban the box' law to help ex-convicts find work

    City considers 'ban the box' law to help ex-convicts find work
    At 36, Jason Easley has made a living waiting tables, tending bar and laboring on construction jobs. He feels he's qualified to do other things, but he can rarely get an interview — a problem he blames on drug and assault convictions. The West...
  • Payroll services study panel created in wake of AccuPay scandal begins investigation

    Payroll services study panel created in wake of AccuPay scandal begins investigation
    A nine-member commission headed by Deputy State Comptroller David Roose is in the beginning phases of a study to determine if Maryland should regulate private payroll services companies. The study comes after Bel Air-based payroll services company,...
  • 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,...
  • Extended unemployment benefits expire for more than 25,000 Marylanders

    Extended unemployment benefits expire for more than 25,000 Marylanders
    Emergency unemployment benefits will expire Saturday for more than 25,000 out-of-work Marylanders, with thousands more projected to run out in the first half of next year unless Congress decides to reverse course and approve an extension. Wenetha Leslie,...
  • 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...