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Two new public employee unions had extra cause to celebrate this Labor Day weekend. New faculty unions at Howard Community College and Frederick Community…

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Maryland ranks as one of the best states for workers, but there is still room for improvement, according to an annual ranking from Oxfam,…

The labor market is stable and healthy, economists and policy experts say, although the unemployment rate ticked up in the month of August. The…

After a pro-labor Catholic service, governor weighs in on workers’ rights, lifting struggling communities — and the Orioles.

Almost two months after workplace accommodations for pregnant workers became law, the rules surrounding what employers can and cannot do have yet to be…

Police departments reporting declines in gun seizures they say is driven by bans on searches based on the odor of cannabis.

The roundtables, listening sessions and appearances at farm shows have largely wrapped up and lawmakers tasked with reauthorizing the nation’s agriculture and nutrition programs…

Consumers are getting some relief from higher prices as core inflation, which excludes food and energy, continues to show signs of cooling — an…

The final rule transforms how prevailing wages, or the hourly rate of wages paid to workers in a given area, are calculated. They were last changed during the Reagan administration.

The finding is one of three in a new report released by the Office of Legislative Audits.