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Obama Administration Officials To Tour Md. Jail

Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Attorney General Eric Holder plan to visit a suburban Washington jail to highlight a program that’s intended to keep inmates from committing crimes after their release.


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Labor Department Lawyer From Md. Dies In D.C. Jail

A U.S. Department of Labor lawyer who was accused of a home invasion at a co-worker’s home has been found dead in his cell at the D.C. Jail.


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Labor Dept. Expands Enforcement Of Wage Violations

The Labor Department is signing agreements to share information with nine states and the Internal Revenue Service as it gets more aggressive in its program to crack down on businesses that cheat workers out of their hard-earned wages.


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Md. Gets $7.7M Grant To Help With BRAC Moves

Maryland officials say the state has been awarded a $7.7 million federal grant to help more than 6,500 people who are moving to the state because of military base realignment.


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Md. Labor Dept. Gears Up For Federal Shutdown

Maryland’s labor secretary says his department is preparing for an increased workload if there are more unemployment compensation claims in a federal government shutdown.


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Unemployment Rate Falls In 24 States, Rises In 10

The unemployment rate fell or held steady in 40 states in January, the latest sign that hiring is strengthening throughout the country.