he Maryland Senate advanced a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage on Friday, paving the way for a vote as soon as this weekend.
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.
When Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., was asked whether he’d continue to collect his paycheck during the government shutdown, he offered a defiant response: “Dang straight.”
Workers from two Smithsonian Institution museum eateries are staging a one-day strike calling for the federally funded museums to ensure they are paid a ‘living wage.’
Prospects for a Senate deal on an ambitious rewrite of the nation’s immigration laws improved markedly as business and labor appeared ready to set aside their differences over a new low-skilled worker program holding up the agreement.
John Faulk plans to relax and go fishing when he retires from Newport News Shipbuilding on Thursday, a day before massive automatic government spending cuts are set to take effect.