Maryland Businesses Hit by Wave of Mass Layoffs

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Written By Blue & Gold NLR Team





The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released data on jobs and unemployment rates by state. In Maryland, total jobs increased by 6,800, but the unemployment rate rose slightly from 2.2% to 2.3% in January, still ranking third lowest in the nation.

According to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, companies with over 100 full-time employees must give a 60-day notice before laying off 50 or more workers at one location.

In March, Maryland’s Employment Development Department received 22 WARN notices, indicating upcoming job cuts. These notices included:

  • ADT Solar cutting 28 jobs in Montgomery
  • Jobandtalent Hirings, LLC reducing 125 jobs in Cecil
  • Walmart cutting 213 jobs in Baltimore County
  • Adecco USA, Inc. reducing 45 jobs in Cecil
  • Essendant Co. cutting 101 jobs in Anne Arundel
  • Charles River Laboratories reducing 14 jobs in Frederick
  • Reimagined Parking cutting 33 jobs in Baltimore City (Multiple Locations)
  • AES Warrior Run, Limited Partnership reducing 40 jobs in Allegany
  • Penn Parking, Inc. cutting 57 jobs in Baltimore City (Multiple Locations)
  • W.F. Delauter & Son, Inc. reducing 78 jobs in Frederick

These 22 WARN notices for March signal significant job cuts, raising concerns for many in Maryland. It highlights the challenges faced by individuals and families during economic uncertainty.

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