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  • County employees face deadline for early retirement application

    Baltimore County officials were preparing today to field the last wave of applications for the county's early retirement incentive program, and said they had already seen 590 people step forward. Don Mohler, chief of staff for County Executive Kevin...
  • More than 650 apply for Balto. Co. early retirement

    Baltimore County officials have received more than 650 applications for an early-retirement package — more than three times the number they had sought. County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proposed the buyouts in September, hoping to cut about 200...
  • Total of 670 Baltimore County employees file for early retirement

    A total of 670 Baltimore County employees applied for the early retirement program by the Dec. 30 deadline, county spokeswoman Ellen Kobler said Tuesday afternoon. When the early retirement incentive was announced in October, county officials said they...
  • Pact would give Balto. Co. school workers job security for 3 years

    Baltimore County school employees have reached a tentative agreement with the school system that would raise the contributions employees make to their health care plans over the next five years in exchange for guarantees that there will be no layoffs or...
  • Prestige Maintenance warns of layoffs due to Target contract

    Prestige Maintenance warned state regulators Friday that it will lay off 54 janitors over the next several months because its contract to provide cleaning services to Target stores across the state has ended. Texas-based Prestige said Target's new vendor...
  • Two companies plan layoffs of 151 workers

    Two companies are warning state regulators that they will collectively be laying off about 150 employees, the state said Monday. Capital One Financial Corp. told the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation that it planned to cut 54 jobs...
  • Unemployment costs are killing small businesses

    I run a small business — about 20 employees — in the Baltimore area. We are a manufacturing company in the construction industry. I have worked extremely hard and sacrificed my own pay to keep our people employed over the last five years. I...
  • Two companies warn of layoffs in Baltimore County

    Two companies have warned state regulators that they're planning layoffs in Baltimore County. Beverage manufacturer Diageo told the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation this week that it would eliminate 34 jobs at its facility on...
  • Balto. Co. Council poised to adopt 'bare-bones budget'

    Baltimore County Council members are poised to adopt a lean spending plan that would achieve savings largely through early retirements and reorganizations in a number of government departments. The council made only one cut Thursday to the $1.65...
  • Details emerge on Sparrows Point tin mill shutdown

    The tin mill operation at the Sparrows Point steel plant in Baltimore County will begin its shut down later this month and be entirely suspended by the end of April, according to a letter from the top union representative for the tin mill. "I met this...
  • Constellation $245M settlement for trading is largest ever

    The $245 million settlement that Baltimore's Constellation Energy Group agreed to pay is the largest of its kind to resolve allegations of market manipulation with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Details of the settlement emerged Monday, the...
  • Editorial: Staff reductions aid county budget, but it's a one-year fix

    When government budgets are unveiled, they are invariably described as "lean," "bare-bones," "belt-tightening," etc. The taxpaying public, understandably, does not want to hear about "fat" budgets. However, the county's $1.65 billion operating budget...