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  • Union will ask Assembly to restore seniority rights

    Union will ask Assembly to restore seniority rights
    Maryland's largest state workers union will ask the General Assembly to undo a Court of Appeals ruling that would erode traditional seniority protections for thousands of public employees. The state's highest court held last week that when jobs reopen...
  • Saks plans 191 layoffs in Aberdeen

    Saks plans 191 layoffs in Aberdeen
    Saks Inc. warned state regulators Wednesday that it plans to lay off 191 employees in Aberdeen starting Jan. 3, a move the company said comes as a result of its November acquisition by Hudson's Bay Co. Some of the work at the Saks complex, which includes...
  • Saks distribution in Aberdeen's future in limbo with new owner, layoffs

    Plans to lay off 191 employees from the Saks Incorporated Distribution Facility in Aberdeen, announced earlier this month, will end up affecting about 70 percent of the facility's workforce and are raising questions among workers if the facility is...
  • In Maryland, jobs recovery uneven

    In Maryland, jobs recovery uneven
    To understand how unevenly the recession and recovery rippled across Maryland, consider its economic extremes. At one end, there's Anne Arundel County. Its employment base was 7 percent larger this spring than it was five years earlier, a gain of 17,000...
  • Cuts to federal defenders undermine judicial system

    As Americans, we all agree that everyone should get a fair hearing in our nation's courtrooms. Public defenders — lawyers assigned to those unable to afford one — ensure that every American's right to legal counsel, and a fair trial, is...
  • Severna Park company Dynasplint lays off 500 after loan foreclosure

    Severna Park company Dynasplint lays off 500 after loan foreclosure
    Severna Park company Dynasplint Systems Inc. laid off 500 employees, including about 250 in Maryland, on Tuesday after its lender moved to foreclose on its property, including cash that was to cover payroll. In a letter to laid-off employees obtained...
  • No layoffs, furloughs for Balto. Co. firefighters, paramedics through June 2016

    No layoffs, furloughs for Balto. Co. firefighters, paramedics through June 2016
    Baltimore County and union members have agreed to extend the contract for firefighters and paramedics through June 2016, guaranteeing no layoffs or furloughs through that time. The extension is for members of Baltimore County Professional Fire...
  • A misguided corporate takeover [Letter]

    A misguided corporate takeover [Letter]
    I'm neither an employee nor a stockholder in Sysco or U.S. Food Service, but this combination will not benefit either company or its employees ("Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion," Dec. 9). Two companies calling on...
  • Balto. Co. reaches labor deal with public health nurses

    Balto. Co. reaches labor deal with public health nurses
    Unionized public health nurses in Baltimore County have agreed to a two-year contract extension that provides job security through June 2016, county officials said Thursday. The deal with the Baltimore County Federation of Public Health Nurses...
  • Some hospital CEOs get bigger compensation packages

    Some hospital CEOs get bigger compensation packages
    Many Maryland hospital and health system CEOs received pay increases in recent years even as they complained of shrinking profit margins and warned of cutbacks unless they could increase the rates they charge. Eleven executives earning seven-figure...
  • Orioles aligning starting rotation for upcoming 33 games in 34 days to complete regular season

    Orioles aligning starting rotation for upcoming 33 games in 34 days to complete regular season
    The Orioles are setting their rotation for the season’s stretch run and the immediate result may be a long layoff for Miguel Gonzalez or, potentially, a skipped start for Scott Feldman. Starting Tuesday in Boston, the Orioles will finish the...
  • 60 people lose jobs at Hopkins Bayview

    60 people lose jobs at Hopkins Bayview
    Sixty workers at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center lost their jobs last week after the hospital closed its skilled nursing facility division where patients go for rehabilitation after a hospital stay. The hospital said its skilled nursing unit has...