The Montgomery County Council has voted to establish a county minimum wage and raise that hourly rate to $11.50 by 2017.
Support is growing for an increase in Maryland’s minimum wage. Baltimore leaders join in a call to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour.
Montgomery County firefighters would receive a nearly 20 percent raise over the next two years as part of a new agreement between their union and County Executive Ike Leggett.
Maryland’s minimum wage earners say they need a raise and some state lawmakers agree. A bill that would increase the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 by 2015 was taken up Thursday by the Senate Finance Committee.
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Pay raise uproar. Baltimore’s fire chief responds to the outrage over his salary boost and makes a promise to his firefighters.
A controversial pay raise. Firefighters and some city residents are upset with a new contract that gives the city fire chief more money at a time when fire companies are being closed.
Baltimore Fire Chief James Clack has been asked to stay on as head of the city fire department but it’s his proposed raise that has some city firefighters and residents up in arms.
Montgomery County public school employees are set to receive their first raise in three years under a tentative budget deal.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says she will direct her automatic pay raise this year to the city’s Youth Works summer jobs program.
The Frederick city police force has a new labor contract.
Office cleaners in the Washington area have agreed to tentative four-year contract, averting a possible strike.
The Prince George’s County Council has rejected a 2 percent raise for about 1,500 municipal employees, though county leaders say they’d be open to considering a one-time bonus for workers.