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Md. Casino Wants Dealer School Lawsuit Dismissed

Lawyers for Maryland Live! Casino are asking a judge to dismiss a class-action lawsuit accusing its operators of using a dealer school as a prop for job training to avoid paying the minimum wage.

12/04/2014

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Labor Secretary To Discuss Minimum Wage In Md.

U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez is scheduled to join Gov. Martin O’Malley for a minimum wage event.

08/07/2014

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Johns Hopkins Workers Ratify New Labor Contract

Members of a union representing 2,000 hospital workers have approved a labor contract with Johns Hopkins Hospital after months of contentious negotiations.

07/11/2014

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Hopkins Caregivers Reach Tentative Agreement On Wage Hike

Union workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital celebrate a victory Tuesday. After months of negotiations, the hospital reached a new contract with its labor union.

07/08/2014

O'Malley Signs Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. O’Malley Signs Minimum Wage Increase Bill

Maryland officially joins the short list of states that have recently approved a hike in the minimum wage.

05/05/2014

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Economist: 2018 Minimum Wage Will Be Worth $9.25

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.

04/18/2014

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Maryland General Assembly Decriminalizes Marijuana, Approves Minimum Wage Increase

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.

04/07/2014

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Maryland Senate Approves 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.

04/05/2014

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Md. Senate Advances Minimum Wage Hike

A measure to raise Maryland’s minimum wage has moved a step further.

04/04/2014

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Senate Committee Approves Minimum Wage Hike

A measure to raise the minimum wage in Maryland continues to move forward.

04/03/2014

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Md. Senate Panel Changes Minimum Wage Bill

A Maryland Senate panel has made some substantial changes to a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage.

04/02/2014

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Minimum Wage Hike Hearing Set In Annapolis

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.

03/26/2014

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