A year after the Maryland General Assembly passed regulatory reforms intended to help craft breweries grow, a debate over beer is set to be renewed on Friday. But while last year's discussions were focused on Guinness' plans for a Baltimore County brewery, this time, the goal is less clear.
James P. Hoffa shook hands with striking workers at US Foods in Severn, fell into step with several on the picket line, then hung a sign around his neck that read: "Wall Street Greed Destroys The American Dream."
More than a dozen national union leaders have sent a scathing letter to U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, chastising her for supporting an expanded guest worker program and accusing her of selling out American workers.
We owe Monday's holiday to the efforts of organized labor. In my family, the yin and yang of unions was ever present. My father, the supervisor of a furniture warehouse in Philadelphia and thus part of management, was bedevilled by the Teamsters union. It imposed men on the payroll whom he often found sleeping or missing and it segregated work so that truck loaders couldn't be asked to sweep the floor during downtime. When he complained to the union, he was met with veiled threats of violence.
A Washington-based union with members in suburban Maryland endorsed Rep. Donna F. Edwards' campaign for Senate on Wednesday, becoming the first labor group to back the Prince George¿s County lawmaker's bid.
A proposal to give the president greater authority to negotiate international trade agreements has become an issue in Maryland's nascent Senate race after Rep. Donna F. Edwards on Wednesday accused her opponent of attempting to back away from past support of those deals.
Harry C. "Jack" Hull III, a retired financial consultant and an accomplished yachtsman who enjoyed competitive sailing and ocean racing, died April 5 at his Cleveland home of cancer. The former Annapolis resident was 68.
Hotel organizing efforts in Baltimore and elsewhere, along with campaigns at other tourism-related businesses such as casinos, are part of a larger goal by unions to improve wages, benefits and working conditions in service sector jobs, union representatives and labor experts say.