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Baltimore FOP Launches Investigation Into Officer Deployments During Riots

Some 160 officers and scores of firefighters were injured during the Freddie Gray riots.

06/03/2015

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Commissioner Batts: Stolen Prescription Drugs Partly To Blame For Surge In Violence

Riots, stolen pharmacy drugs and a surge in violence. The city’s top cop tells WJZ there may be a link between the three.

06/02/2015

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Baltimore Longshoremen Approve Contract

Members of Baltimore’s largest dockworkers union have agreed to a new contract.

03/26/2015

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Union Leaders: D.C. Firefighters Still Having Radio Problems

Union leaders say emergency responders are still having communication problems in Washington subway tunnels in the wake of a fatal accident on the system last month.

02/05/2015

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Teachers’ Union Complains Of Campaign Handouts Backing Gansler

A judge has decided not to grant a restraining order to stop the distribution of campaign handouts that the state’s largest teachers’ union says misrepresent their trademarked ballots shaped like apples.

06/24/2014

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Montgomery County Union Sits Out Of Executive Race

A union representing 8,000 Montgomery County employees is staying out of the county executive’s race due to opposition to the incumbent and doubts about his challenger.

06/04/2014

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Hopkins Workers Rallying For Better Pay Bring Star Power To Baltimore

The battle heats up between 2,000 service workers and administrators at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Some union workers say they’re living in poverty while the hospital makes millions. They brought in some Hollywood stars to make their point.

05/10/2014

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Employees Wrap Up 3-Day Strike Outside Johns Hopkins Hospital

Thousands of employees at Johns Hopkins Hospital are wrapping up their three-day strike. They say they’re making poverty level wages while the hospital thrives and continues to expand.

04/11/2014

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Unions Say Wicomico Educator Pay Lags In Maryland

While Wicomico County’s educator salaries are higher than the general population’s average income, advocates say the county is lagging behind other counties in pay for teachers and principals.

12/15/2013

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Utility Workers Picket For New Contract

Union utility workers are picketing in Frederick to draw attention to their contract dispute with FirstEnergy Corp.

10/25/2013

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Strike At Port Of Baltimore Could Have Huge Md. Impact

Baltimore’s port is still shut down for a second day. Striking longshoremen and ship companies have yet to reach a contract settlement.

10/17/2013

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First Black Union Soldiers Remembered In D.C. Exhibit

Months after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed 150 years ago, the first unit of black Northern soldiers was organized as the 54th Massachusetts Regiment and went on to fight at Fort Wagner in South Carolina during the Civil War.

09/15/2013

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