U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez is scheduled to join Gov. Martin O’Malley for a minimum wage event.
Members of a union representing 2,000 hospital workers have approved a labor contract with Johns Hopkins Hospital after months of contentious negotiations.
Union workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital celebrate a victory Tuesday. After months of negotiations, the hospital reached a new contract with its labor union.
Maryland officially joins the short list of states that have recently approved a hike in the minimum wage.
An economic analyst says changes made to Maryland’s minimum wage increase bill will mean $875 a year less in a full-time worker’s yearly earnings, compared to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s original plan.
The Maryland General Assembly decriminalizes marijuana. A bill that takes jail time out of the equation for possession of small amounts of weed is headed to the governor’s desk. Meanwhile, the General Assembly has also given final approval to a minimum wage increase.
The Maryland Senate voted Saturday to increase the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8 in January, the first in a series of incremental hikes that will lead to a $10.10 wage in July 2018.
A measure to raise Maryland’s minimum wage has moved a step further.
A measure to raise the minimum wage in Maryland continues to move forward.
A Maryland Senate panel has made some substantial changes to a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage.
There’s been some movement towards resolving an issue holding up Governor Martin O’Malley’s minimum wage bill. A Senate committee could be voting soon on the proposal to raise the wage to $10.10 an hour.
Chairmen of two legislative committees say efforts to raise the minimum wage have crowded out the bill that would require employers to offer paid sick leave.