Congressional Dems Ask MD Department Of Labor To Apply For Funds To Help Workers Navigate UnemploymentMaryland's congressional Democrats are urging the state labor department to apply for a federal grant to help workers navigate the "deeply flawed unemployment insurance system," which was plagued by delays as a flood of claims came in during the pandemic.
Maryland Authorities Sound Alarm Over Unemployment Insurance ScamsHave you gotten a text lately saying you have thousands of dollars in unemployment benefits? Or perhaps a message claiming to be from the Department of Labor? Chances are it's a scam.
Maryland Adds 8,400 Jobs In November As Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.4 PercentMaryland gained 8,400 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.4 percent in November, according to jobs and unemployment data the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics released Friday.
Maryland Congressmen Press State Labor Officials On Unemployment BenefitsMaryland's congressional delegation on Friday sent a letter pressing state labor officials about issues with the delivery of unemployment benefits to those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fraudsters Claimed Up To $2 Billion In Unemployment Benefits, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot SaysMaryland state Comptroller Peter Franchot on Wednesday estimated that about $2 billion in federal and state unemployment funds distributed during the pandemic were fraudulently obtained.
Unemployment Workers Union Hold Rally Thursday Night In Baltimore Over Flagged Claims, UnavailabilityFor months, David waited for his unemployment benefits but he never got a dime and didn't know why. Then, he found out his claim was considered fraudulent. 
Unemployment Claimants Have More Time To Use State-Issued Debit Cards, Labor Officials SayMarylanders who have received unemployment benefits have a few more months to use money on state-issued debit cards, according to Maryland Department of Labor officials.
Maryland American Job Centers To Provide In-Person ServicesMaryland Department of Labor Secretary Tiffany Robinson announced that the state's 32 American Job Centers are reopening physical locations for in-person services. 
Maryland Gains 11.5K New Jobs In May As Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.1 PercentMaryland gained 11,500 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 6.1 percent in May, according to state jobs and unemployment data released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Maryland Detects Over 500K Potentially Fraudulent Unemployment Claims In Last 6 WeeksThe Maryland Department of Labor announced Monday that the department has detected 508,000 fraudulent new unemployment insurance claims since the beginning of May.
Baltimore City Leaders Urge Gov. Hogan To Reinstate Unemployment BenefitsBaltimore Mayor Brandon Scott, City Council President Nick Mosby and Comptroller Bill Henry have sent a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan urging him to reverse his decision on stopping the payments.