Plans to lay off 191 employees from the Saks Incorporated Distribution Facility in Aberdeen, announced earlier this month, will end up affecting about 70 percent of the facility's workforce and are raising questions among workers if the facility is heading for a full shutdown.
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 even as it wrestles with financial pressures that have led to layoffs, but defends its use of the interest rate swaps.
Following next week¿s Monday off day, the Orioles will complete the regular season with 33 games in 34 days, so manager Buck Showalter is taking advantage of the two off days before then to set the starting rotation for the stretch run.
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 of Education to reconcile its budget for the 2014 fiscal year this month.
The University of Maryland Medical Center will send layoffs notices to employees at the end of the month as it looks to cut costs in the wake of federal budget cuts and what the state's hospitals have called inadequate rate increases.
The bankruptcy that led to the Sparrows Point steel mill's closure upended the lives of thousands in the Baltimore region. Two former steelworkers — and the family of another — on hardship and unexpected happiness in the first year after steel.