Their motto is catching attention: don’t arrest me, hire me. A local community group is committed to putting city residents to work and keeping them out of prison. But BUILD says its jobs program has hit a major roadblock with the mayor.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has written a letter signed by 13 other Democratic governors urging Congress to extend unemployment insurance benefits.
Thousands of Marylanders enter the new year with a new challenge. Federal unemployment benefits ended Saturday.
More than a million Americans are bracing to lose their lifeline from the government. Long-term unemployment benefits, put in place during the recession, are set to end Saturday.
With federal unemployment benefits set to expire for more than 1 million Americans, Baltimore officials are trying to inform city residents about their options.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has announced that unemployment insurance tax rates will be going down for Maryland employers.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to make an announcement about unemployment insurance tax rates for next year.
Furloughed federal government workers have filed more than 10,000 claims for unemployment benefits in the District of Columbia as the government shutdown has persisted nearly a week.
Federal workers who are furloughed because of the government shutdown are beginning to file for unemployment benefits.
Fourteen people have been charged with obtaining unemployment benefits from the District of Columbia government even though they were employed at the time.
A second round of the housing crisis is striking Maryland as a backlog of delinquent loans move to foreclosure.
The Baltimore City Council has passed a bill that would require local hiring for contractors, despite concerns about its constitutionality.