| Nov 13, 2011
Victims of sexual harassment often remain in the shadows for one simple reason: fear.
Fear of accusations becoming public, of having their entire lives scrutinized. Fear they may be judged uncharitably by people who don't know them.
Examples of those...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 8:56 PM
A Newport Beach-based hotel company is expected to pay a settlement of $132,500 for allegedly discriminating against one of its own employees, according to authorities.
Tarsadia Hotels settled a suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts announced Thursday a broad reshuffling of the agency's command staff, with new leadership for four patrol districts and the homicide unit, as well as the creation of units focused on community relations and...
| Mar 11, 2013
Raymond L. Telles, 97, El Paso's first Latino elected mayor and a former U.S. ambassador to Costa Rica, died Friday at the Sherman Oaks home of his daughter Cynthia Ann Telles, according to KTSM-TV of El Paso. He had been in failing health in recent...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Fry's Electronics will pay $2.3 million to settle a lawsuit from the federal government -- one of the largest of its kind -- alleging that the retailer retaliated against a supervisor who reported a sexual harassment claim.
Ka Lam, a supervisor at the...
| May 23, 2012
| 6:22 PM
A Baltimore police sergeant who claimed he was never treated for post-traumatic stress disorder after he fatally shot a man in 2005 has settled a lawsuit against the city, in a deal that allows him to retire with his pension, according to court...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Toys "R" Us, alleging the company broke the law when staff at its Columbia store refused to provide a sign-language interpreter for a job applicant who is deaf.
The lawsuit, filed last week in U.S....
| Mar 24, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Despite decades of regulation, legislation and effort, obstacles continue to hinder equal employment opportunities for African-Americans in the federal workplace, a federal commission has reported.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:59 PM
When Peggy Young became pregnant with her third child, she said a supervisor told her she was a liability and not to come back to work as a UPS package delivery driver in Landover until she had the baby.
"I was very upset because I wanted to work; I...
| Mar 25, 2013
Suppose I'm a business — and what a handsome business I'd be! — that's interviewing people for a job opening. There are two finalists, one 27 years old, the other 52.
They have similar qualifications, albeit the older candidate has more...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 5:43 PM
In a decision that could affect thousands of active and retired Baltimore County employees, a federal judge ruled that the county's pension system discriminates against beneficiaries because older workers were required to pay more toward their...