Minimum Wage Debate Focuses on Entire Md. Economy As the debate shapes up over a possible minimum wage increase, the loudest voices on both sides are talking about Maryland's whole economy — not just the plight of individual workers or employers.
US Temp Jobs Up More Than 50 Percent Since End Of RecessionHiring is exploding in the one corner of the U.S. economy where few want to be hired: Temporary work.
Private Employers Scrambling To Make Sure Employee Benefit Plans Comply With Supreme Court DOMA RulingThe Supreme Court's landmark ruling on same-sex marriage has private employers around the country scrambling to make sure their employee benefit plans comply with the law.
Study: US Working Households Fall $14T Short Of Target Retirement SavingsA recent study finds that American working households are trillions of dollars short of their target retirement savings.
Longtime Supporters Of Health Care Overhaul, Some Unions Frustrated By New Unexpected CostsSome labor unions that initially backed President Barack Obama's health care overhaul are now frustrated and angry about what they say are unexpected consequences of the plan that could hurt their members.
Unemployment Number Elevated For Second Straight Week By SandyThe number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to a seasonally adjusted 410,000, though the figure was elevated for the second straight week by Superstorm Sandy.