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  • Putting employers in the driver's seat for job training

    Putting employers in the driver's seat for job training
    Even as the manufacturing industry sheds jobs overall, a number of firms in Maryland want to hire — and aren't having an easy time of it. That's what the Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership heard when the nonprofit talked to 40...
  • Quinn quietly signs pension bill into law

     Quinn quietly signs pension bill into law
    Gov. Pat Quinn launched Illinois' epic attempt to bail itself out of a $100 billion public employee pension debt Thursday, signing into law an ambitious financial, legal and political effort to restore the state's tumbling credit ratings and unstable...
  • Times investigation of Wells Fargo culture provokes strong reaction

    A Times investigation into the intense sales culture at Wells Fargo Bank, published in Sunday's newspaper, has drawn strong reaction from the bank's customers and employees. Many related experiences similar to those described in the story. The Times...
  • Review: Reitman's 'Labor Day' is lovely but weighed down by the past

    Sometimes the past trips you up. It certainly does Frank, the escaped con played by Josh Brolin in Jason Reitman's new drama, "Labor Day." It definitely unravels Adele, the reclusive single mother Kate Winslet makes so fragile. It is already a defining...
  • Top Glendale employers downsized since 2006

    Top Glendale employers downsized since 2006
    While several of Glendale's top employers have downsized since 2006, at least one — Glendale Adventist Medical Center — has added employees. Since 2006, the hospital has jumped its employee base, including full-time and hourly workers, by...
  • For Odenton barber, shave and a haircut is a way to share self-esteem

    For Odenton barber, shave and a haircut is a way to share self-esteem
    Robert Cradle had achieved his goal of owning a successful barbershop with an Odenton establishment that employed seven full-time workers and served a steady stream of customers coming in for that just-right haircut. But even as he made his business...
  • Fired employee sues Broward Sheriff's Office

    A Broward Sheriff's Office information technology employee who was fired for workplace violence is suing the agency, saying he's a cancer patient who was unfairly labeled mentally unstable. In a federal lawsuit and in an interview with the Sun Sentinel,...
  • Happy New Year! Google Doodle, fireworks welcome 2014

    Happy New Year! And what better way to start 2014 than with a Google Doodle, some cheap Champagne and a look at how the rest of the planet is already partying. The Google Doodle as of this moment sums up how many Americans feel. Have you seen it yet?...
  • DILP employees elected to Board of Maryland Building Officials Association

    Two Department of Inspections, Licenses and Permits employees received a special honor last week when the membership of the Maryland Building Officials Association elected Jim Moore, chief of housing services, and Jim Ellwood, senior commercial plans...
  • Office holiday parties bigger, grander this year

    Office holiday parties bigger, grander this year
    The open bars are back and the food spreads and restaurant venues are much nicer. With an improving economy, employers are upgrading their holiday parties this year. “I think people are feeling better,’’ said Tim Petrillo, co-owner...
  • Pennsylvania isn't serious about expanding Medicaid. How do we know?

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has lately been getting credit in the political press for being one of those Republican governors coming around on the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Advocates for the underprivileged can't understand...