Miscellaneous

February 10, 2014

On February 8, 2014, DAVID, beloved husband of the late Chaya Gittie Hess; cherished father of Naftoli (Sorah) Hess, Avi (Miriam) Hess, Miriam (Yisroel) Ickovitz, Boruch (Yocheved) Hess and Tziporah (Avraham) Bodner; loving brother of Esther (Naftoli) Heinemann and Chaya (Meir) Sher; also survived by many loving grandchildren. Interment at Agudath Israel Cemetery, Rosedale. Please CONTINUE »

BY Heather Norris
February 6, 2014

Religious leaders from around the city of Baltimore joined with state and local officials Monday to call for a higher minimum wage in Maryland. The Feb. 3 rally, which was organized by Raise Maryland, a grassroots campaign that has been at the center of the minimum-wage movement, took place at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic CONTINUE »

February 6, 2014

Fifty-nine percent of all wage and salary workers — or 75.3 million people — are paid hourly rates in the U.S., according to 2012 figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Of these people, 3.6 million earn exactly $7.25 per hour or less. Women are the most affected by low wages, as 6 percent of CONTINUE »