| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides thought winning election as a Republican in a Democrat-dominated city would be hard. "The entire state was against me," he said.
Governing has been even tougher.
In the five months since his 59-vote victory,...
| May 7, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Adjunct faculty members at the Maryland Institute College of Art voted to unionize this week, creating the first union representing part-time faculty members at any four-year college in the state.
The MICA adjuncts began organizing in March amid...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:37 AM
When a three-day strike by local longshoremen forced the 718-foot CCNI Antofagasta to sail out of the port of Baltimore without unloading its container cargo, the effects rippled across the country and overseas.
Several shipping lines scrambled to...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:54 PM
Federal employment is expected to drop sharply in the span of a decade, government projections show, as budget cuts and retirements begin to reshape the workforce.
While U.S. employment will likely grow nearly 11 percent from 2012 through 2022,...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 2:09 PM
After an investigation that revealed missing money and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter — a move that could complicate contract negotiations at...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The dueling complaints by two port of Baltimore union officials alleging the other assaulted him now will be considered by residents of Baltimore, after their attorneys requested a jury trial in the case.
Maryland District Court Judge Timothy D....
| May 1, 2014
| 3:05 PM
The labor union representing service workers at The Johns Hopkins Hospital are planning a march and media blitz to criticize the hospital's labor practices after contract negotiations ordered by a federal mediator broke down late Wednesday.
| May 10, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Many held signs reading "End Poverty Pay at Johns Hopkins Hospital." Some repeated union rally chants. Others brought their children and family for support. All gathered Saturday at the Inner Harbor to demand better wages and benefits from the world-...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Nearly one-third of Baltimore principals are facing disciplinary action over high student absenteeism, drawing the ire of a union leader who has fired back that parents are the problem, not schools.
Baltimore schools interim CEO Tisha Edwards said 61...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Former Black Panther leader Marshall "Eddie" Conway walked free Tuesday after spending four decades behind bars for killing a Baltimore police officer — making his one of the highest-profile cases affected by a high court decision that has cut short...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Kay Halle, who founded a Waverly child care center and was active in the labor rights movement, died of cancer March 1 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Abell neighborhood resident was 67.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Pikesville, she was the daughter of...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Union officials warned Thursday that as many as 200 maintenance workers and building monitors at Baltimore's public housing properties could lose their jobs under a plan intended to infuse the buildings with private money.
Employees such as maintenance...