Business, Politics

Maryland gained 13,100 jobs in March, unemployment rate remains steady at 2%

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland gained 13,100 jobs and the unemployment rate remained at 6.2% in March. This marks the eleventh consecutive month of job growth in Maryland. The Professional and Business Services sector experienced the most growth with an …


Business, Entertainment

Seven restaurants now hiring at THE AVENUE at White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Those looking for summer work or perhaps even a new full-time job may want to check out THE AVENUE at White Marsh. The local shopping and dining mecca currently has seven restaurants that are actively hiring. A full list of those hiring can be found below: Advertisement Ando’s Market – Stop by and apply in person or email your …


Baltimore County to receive more than $81,000 in COVID-19 National Dislocated Worker Grant Funds

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Department of Labor Secretary Tiffany P. Robinson on Wednesday announced that the state has been awarded $2,881,060 from the U.S. Department of Labor’s COVID-19 National Dislocated Worker Grant program to help workers whose jobs were impacted by the pandemic to access employment and training services. This competitive federal funding opportunity was introduced to provide support to communities impacted …

Maryland’s unemployment rate falls to 6.2% in February

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, the gain of 3,200 private sector jobs in Maryland was offset by job loss in the public sector for a net loss of 700 jobs in February. The unemployment rate decreased to 6.2% in February – …

Maryland gained 6,800 jobs, unemployment rate fell to 6.4% in January

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics  on Monday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland gained 6,800 jobs in January and the unemployment rate decreased to 6.4% – the lowest level since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Professional and Business Services sector experienced the most growth with an …

Maryland’s COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund saves over 21,500 jobs, helps nearly 1,300 small businesses

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced that the Maryland Department of Labor’s COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund has saved 21,555 jobs and supported 1,267 small businesses through two rounds of funding, totaling over $31 million. One of several relief programs originally introduced by the governor in March 2020 and expanded through additional funding in October 2020, the COVID-19 Layoff Aversion …

Lockheed Martin to close Middle River facility

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Lockheed Martin will be consolidating operations and closing its Middle River facility. The Middle River operations center supports small combatants and ship systems programs, including the MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS), next generation launching systems, ship controls and automation and Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) engineering and sustainment, according to FOX 45. “In our ongoing effort to drive …

Maryland Department of Labor to offer series of virtual recruitment events for temporarily dislocated hospitality employees

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Labor’s Division of Workforce Development will be holding a series of nine virtual recruitment events to help Marylanders who have been temporarily dislocated from the hospitality industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. These recruitments will connect hundreds of unemployed Marylanders with employers looking to fill positions in various industries and locations across the state. “While the …