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State of Maryland announces request for proposals for collaborative workforce solutions to address homelessness

BALTIMORE, MD—This week, the Maryland Department of Labor, in partnership with the Maryland Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH), announced that it is now accepting proposals to help organizations develop and implement innovative strategies that integrate workforce and housing resources to support job seekers experiencing homelessness or in need of eviction prevention. Proposals will be due on June 17, 2022, and …


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Maryland gained 4,700 jobs, unemployment rate fell to 5 percent in December

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Tuesday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland gained 4,700 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.0 percent in December. This marks the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Maryland has regained 324,600 total jobs with 304,300 gained …


Baltimore County hiring school crossing guards

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department is hiring men and women to serve as school crossing guards. Anyone who has been considering ways to become more involved in the community while getting paid to do so should consider applying. Parents, grandparents, college students, or anyone who wants to help ensure the safety of children to and from school are welcome …

Governor Hogan announces $4.6 billion tax relief package for Maryland families, small businesses, retirees [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday afternoon announced the largest tax relief package in state history to deliver more than $4.6 billion in relief for Maryland families, small businesses, and retirees. “Next to our health recovery from the worst pandemic in more than a century, nothing is more important than our continued economic recovery,” said Governor Hogan. “With all of …

Maryland gained 8,400 jobs, unemployment rate fell to 5.4 percent in November

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 8,400 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.4% in November. This is the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. In November, Maryland added jobs more than twice as quickly …

Baltimore County Police Department to host Holiday Pop-Up Party, recruitment event on Tuesday

TOWSON, MD—On Tuesday, November 30, the Baltimore County Police Department will host its first annual “Holiday Pop-up Party.” The event will kick off at 8:00 a.m. in front of the Public Safety Building. At 8:54 a.m., Traffic Jam Jimmy from Fox45 will be reporting live from the event. Throughout the morning (8 to 10 a.m.), police recruiters and specialized units …

Maryland gained 14,900 jobs, unemployment rate fell to 5.7% in October

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released Maryland jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, the state gained 14,900 jobs and the unemployment rate decreased to 5.7% in October. This marks the lowest unemployment rate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. October was the strongest month of jobs growth this …

Baltimore County Job Club to hold recruitment event on Monday

HUNT VALLEY, MD—The Baltimore County Job Club will hold a recruiting event in Hunt Valley on Monday. The event is being organized by the Baltimore County Department of Economic and Workforce Development and the Maryland Department of Labor as part of National Apprenticeship Week. Jobseekers will be able to meet with sponsors who are actively recruiting for their apprenticeship programs. …