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  • Baltimore County Council approves $1.65 billion budget

    Baltimore County Council approves $1.65 billion budget
    The Baltimore County Council unanimously approved Thursday the spending plan proposed by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz for the coming fiscal year, a $1.65 billion operating budget that includes no furloughs, layoffs or tax increases. The lean budget,...
  • Sparrows Point steel mill will close in June

    Sparrows Point steel mill will close in June
    The owner of the financially ailing Sparrows Point steel plant is idling operations there, warning 1,975 workers Thursday that they would be laid off starting next month. The news, the latest casting doubt on the future of the Baltimore County facility,...
  • Plant idling raises concerns about future of Sparrows Point

    Plant idling raises concerns about future of Sparrows Point
    It's deja vu at Sparrows Point. The Baltimore County plant once again faces wholesale layoffs and a possible sale. The same story has played out every couple of years for the past decade at the steel plant, whose future remains in limbo. The...
  • Expected layoffs at Sparrows Point hang over workers

    Expected layoffs at Sparrows Point hang over workers
    They know massive layoffs loom, but Sparrows Point steelworkers who gathered at Micky's Bar after work Monday — the expected start of cuts — hadn't been told if or when they'd be out of a job. State and local officials trying to ramp up...
  • Sparrows Point steelworkers await their fate — again

    Sparrows Point steelworkers await their fate — again
    Rodney Donald represents the third generation of his family to work at the Sparrows Point steel mill, and he's hoping this one won't be the last. A mechanic in central maintenance, Donald learned last week that he's among workers in the first wave of...
  • BGE will seek distribution rate increase

    BGE will seek distribution rate increase
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. plans to ask Maryland regulators later this year to allow it to raise rates for the distribution of electricity and natural gas, Chicago-based Exelon Corp., the utility's new owner, said Thursday. Exelon executives told...
  • With blast furnace down, Sparrows Point layoffs begin

    With blast furnace down, Sparrows Point layoffs begin
    The first big wave of layoffs hit Sparrows Point on Friday after the steel mill's owner essentially shut down its critically important blast furnace. Joe Rosel, president of United Steelworkers Local 9477, said most of the workers told not to report back...
  • Giant Food lays off 20 warehouse support workers in Jessup

    Twenty Giant Food workers will be laid off by the end of the month after a dry-goods warehouse in Jessup that supplies Giant stores closes, union locals representing workers said Monday. Warehouse operator Jessup Logistics LLC said in April that it was...
  • Harford teachers union opposes job cuts

    The Harford County Education Association, the union representing the county's 3,200 public school teachers, says it is opposed to the school system's plan to cut 66 positions, even though the cuts are tied to the first raises approved for teachers and...
  • Labor Dept.: Md. employers cut 7,500 jobs in May

    Labor Dept.: Md. employers cut 7,500 jobs in May
    Maryland shed 7,500 jobs in May, as the state posted one of the largest losses in the country for the second month in a row, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday. Only North Carolina and Pennsylvania saw bigger cuts in May, according to the new...
  • Baltimore Clayworks executive director resigns under fire

    Baltimore Clayworks executive director resigns under fire
    The executive director of Baltimore Clayworks has resigned amid controversy over his decision to lay off two popular resident artists. Reached at Clayworks in Mount Washington, Benjamin Schulman confirmed Monday that he resigned after a year on the job...
  • Laid-off Sparrows Point workers return to mill for job-search help

    Laid-off Sparrows Point workers return to mill for job-search help
    Mike Hartnett is one of hundreds laid off from Sparrows Point this month as the steel mill's owner looks for a buyer. He came back Tuesday in search of a Plan B: What to do if the Baltimore County plant closes for good. "This place can make money and...