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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.

02/11/2014

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US Temp Jobs Up More Than 50 Percent Since End Of Recession

Hiring is exploding in the one corner of the U.S. economy where few want to be hired: Temporary work.

07/07/2013

Revelers march in the New York Gay Pride Parade on June 30, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Private Employers Scrambling To Make Sure Employee Benefit Plans Comply With Supreme Court DOMA Ruling

The 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.

07/05/2013

Newly redesigned $100 notes are printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on May 20, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Study: US Working Households Fall $14T Short Of Target Retirement Savings

A recent study finds that American working households are trillions of dollars short of their target retirement savings.

06/26/2013

Some 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. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Longtime Supporters Of Health Care Overhaul, Some Unions Frustrated By New Unexpected Costs

Some 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.

05/24/2013

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Unemployment Number Elevated For Second Straight Week By Sandy

The 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.

11/21/2012

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