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  • UMMS defends use of interest rate swaps

    UMMS defends use of interest rate swaps
    The University of Maryland Medical System has set aside tens of millions of dollars because of complex financial transactions related to interest rates that have not paid off — yet. The medical system cannot use those funds — $93 million at...
  • Report: Calvert Cliffs, other nuclear reactors at risk of early retirement

    Report: Calvert Cliffs, other nuclear reactors at risk of early retirement
    A new report suggests that a substantial number of U.S. nuclear reactors — including one or both at Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland — are at risk of early retirement. Mark Cooper with the Vermont Law School's Institute for Energy and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Md. employers add 4,600 jobs, but jobless rate rises

    Md. employers add 4,600 jobs, but jobless rate rises
    Maryland employers made up most of April's lost ground with a gain of 4,600 jobs in May, but the state's unemployment rate still rose to 6.7 percent, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday. The jobless rate was 6.5 percent in April. Maryland was one of...
  • Lack of Harford school funding hits teachers, students, parents

    Lack of Harford school funding hits teachers, students, parents
    Veteran Harford County Public Schools educator Barbara Boksz has spent the past week looking through her options since learning she was one of 46 teachers and other school staffers to lose their jobs, the result of a slew of measures approved by the Board...
  • University of Maryland Medical Center to begin layoffs this month

    University of Maryland Medical Center to begin layoffs this month
    The University of Maryland Medical Center will send layoff notices to employees at the end of the month as it looks to cut costs in the wake of federal budget cuts and what it and other state hospitals have called inadequate rate increases. Jeffrey...
  • Deadline looms for Sparrows Point workers to seek help

    Deadline looms for Sparrows Point workers to seek help
    The effort to connect former Sparrows Point workers with training for new careers gained more urgency last week as the final hopes of the steel mill reopening were dashed — and as the deadline to apply for the help or forever lose it fast approaches...