Greater Baltimore Committee statement on Baltimore Mayor’s veto of minimum wage bill

Below is the statement by Donald C. Fry, President and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, on the decision today by Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh to veto legislation that would have established a minimum wage of $15 per hour in the city. “The Greater Baltimore Committee applauds Mayor Pugh’s...
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Chesapeake Employers Insurance promotes Joan Adelman to Vice President of Legal Services

Joan Adelman was recently promoted to Vice President of Legal Services for Towson-based Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company. Adelman is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the legal department, including supervision of attorneys and the legal department’s appellate practice. She also provides advice to all other Chesapeake departments on a...
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Greater Baltimore Committee’s statement on the Baltimore City Council’s vote on minimum wage

Below is the statement by Donald C. Fry, President and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, on the decision today by the Baltimore City Council to pass legislation that will raise the minimum wage to $15-per-hour in the city. “The Greater Baltimore Committee is very disappointed in the City...
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GBC’s Don Fry named to YouthWorks Leadership Circle to support summer jobs for youths

Mayor Catherine E. Pugh was joined March 20 by leaders from Baltimore City’s business and philanthropic communities to announce the formation of the YouthWorks Leadership Circle. This group, comprised of local stakeholders committed to the importance of youth employment, will help promote the need for donations and the identification...
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The Daily Record: A strategic investment to grow manufacturing jobs in Maryland

Editor’s note: The following commentary appeared on thedailyrecord.com on March 16, 2017. There’s a lot of merit to the proposed legislation submitted by Governor Larry Hogan and making its way through the Maryland General Assembly that would provide tax incentives to businesses that increase manufacturing jobs in economically distressed...
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Alaska Airlines continues to grow at BWI Marshall Airport with new service to San Francisco

Starting October 16, airline adds to its transcontinental service Alaska Airlines announced March 9 that it would begin new transcontinental service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and San Francisco International Airport. The new seasonal service is scheduled to start on October 16. “We are pleased that Alaska Airlines...
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BGE’s President and Chief Operating Officer Steve Woerner to receive Children’s Guild 2017 Sadie Award

Award recognizes people who embody the organization’s vision of making the seemingly impossible possible Baltimore Gas and Electric Company’s (BGE)  President and Chief Operating Officer Steve Woerner will be awarded the Children’s Guild 2017 Sadie Award at the organization’s annual Cabaret for Kids fundraiser on March 11, 2017 at...
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