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  • Annapolis-based McDonald's franchisee agrees to back wages for 138 workers

    Annapolis-based McDonald's franchisee agrees to back wages for 138 workers
    Operators of nine McDonald's in the Baltimore area and on the Eastern Shore agreed to pay more than $250,000 in back wages and damages to 138 workers for violations of minimum wage, overtime and child labor provisions, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday.
  • Md. gains 7,300 jobs in December

    Md. gains 7,300 jobs in December
    Maryland employers added 7,300 jobs in December, a strong end to a year with the most job creation since 2004, the federal government estimated Tuesday. The state's businesses and government agencies added 36,000 jobs in 2013, modestly better than the...

    Md. gains 8,900 jobs in November, Labor Dept. says

    Md. gains 8,900 jobs in November, Labor Dept. says
    Maryland gained 8,900 jobs in November, the federal government estimated Friday — a decidedly up month in an up-and-down year held back by Washington budget cuts. Better job growth after a difficult few months pushed the state's unemployment rate...

    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...

    Perez presses Congress on unemployment extension

    Perez presses Congress on unemployment extension
    U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez said Congress left more than a million families a "lump of coal in their stocking" when it failed to address expiring unemployment benefits, and he joined a chorus of Democrats calling on lawmakers to approve a...