Baltimore County to receive $646,519 for workforce development pilot program to combat opioid epidemic

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced that Maryland is one of only four states in the nation selected to participate in a new initiative to provide training and other services to workers in communities significantly affected by the opioid crisis. The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $4.6 million in funding to the Maryland Department of Labor for the […]

Maryland unemployment claims fall, Md. Dept. of Labor hiring

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The number of Marylanders filing for first time unemployment benefits dropped compared to the prior week. The U.S. Department of Labor reported on Thursday that 60,823 Maryland residents applied for first-time unemployment benefits for the week ended April 11, 2020. That marks a decrease from last week’s record-breaking figure, which was revised upward to 109,489. Across the nation, a […]