labor

Activists rally for $15-an-hour minimum wage in Baltimore

April 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

By J. K. Schmid Staff Writer for the Watchdog More than 80 people gathered before Baltimore City Hall Monday evening to show their support for a $15-an-hour minimum wage bill that was adopted by the City Council but  vetoed by Mayor Catherine Pugh. “The politicians made a decision today, but the [...]

Learning you’re pregnant — just hours before giving birth

October 1, 2016 // 4 Comments

By Allysa McMahon Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Tiela Harris, 22, with her newborn baby, Myla Ann Cornett. Tiela Harris was shocked when she learned she was pregnant. Two hours later, she gave birth. The 22-year-old Glen Burnie resident woke up late on Sept. 10 to cramps in her stomach that were [...]