A union representing 2,000 workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital is in negotiations with the medical institution over workers’ wages after Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley stepped in to stop a planned four-day strike.
As customers race to Walmart for Black Friday deals, some of the store’s employees are walking off the job. Demonstrations spark up in Maryland and across the county.
Republicans have pushed through the House a bill that would freeze the wages of federal workers for a third year and bar members of Congress from giving themselves a pay raise.
The Frederick Board of Aldermen is considering a proposed contract with the city police union that delays a 4 percent wage increase until 2012.
Two members of Maryland’s congressional delegation are questioning the impact of visa changes that will increase wages for migrant workers at seafood processing plants.