Employees

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Duty Calls Despite The Holiday For Many Workers Around The State

Families celebrating Christmas should be comforted to know that essential services did not take a holiday.

12/25/2013

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It’s Business As Usual For Thousands Of Md. Federal Employees

Thousands of federal employees return to work, and national parks are reopening across the country. Late Wednesday night, lawmakers ended the shutdown after 16 days with a last minute compromise.

10/17/2013

MONEY GENERIC

U.S. Government Work Is Losing Cachet For Some

There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country.

10/06/2013

Government Shutdown

Pentagon: Most Furloughed Civilians Ordered Back

The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.

10/05/2013

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Tensions Reach Boiling Point As Government Shutdown Heads Into Weekend

President Obama wants a temporary bill on his desk with no strings attached. That’s the message he is sending to House Republicans, as the partial government shutdown heads into the weekend.

10/04/2013

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Shutdown Leaves Thousands In D.C. Area In Limbo

The usually bustling District of Columbia will be uniquely affected Wednesday by the first government shutdown in 17 years, with thousands of federal employees who make up the backbone of the metro area’s workforce ordered not to report to work.

10/02/2013

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MARC Tweaks Schedule For Furloughed Feds

With many furloughed federal workers in the nation’s capital going home early Tuesday, MARC commuter rail is adjusting its afternoon schedule.

10/02/2013

(AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

Restaurants Find Staff Shortage In D.C. Food Scene

The influx of new restaurants in Washington in recent years is creating a shortage of workers in the city’s food service industry.

09/29/2013

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D.C. Mayor Vetoes Wage Bill Affecting Walmart

Mayor Vincent Gray vetoed a bill Thursday that would force Wal-Mart and other large retailers to pay their employees at least $12.50 an hour, calling it a “job killer” that would not advance the goal of a living wage for District of Columbia workers.

09/12/2013

IRS

Newly Released IRS Video Shows Employees Dancing

In the latest black eye for the Internal Revenue Service, the agency provided Congress on Friday with another video featuring its employees, this one showing about a dozen of them line dancing on a stage.

05/31/2013

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Prince George’s County Budget Includes Furloughs

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is calling for up to five unpaid furlough days to address a $152 million budget gap.

03/15/2013

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Frederick Hospital To Lay Off Employees

Frederick Memorial Hospital is laying off employees as it deals with shrinking revenues, in part because it’s admitting fewer patients.

03/10/2013

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