| Feb 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
During the depths of the recession, I met a laid-off mechanic named Tommy Powers who was living in his pick-up truck, sleeping in its bed at night with his Labrador retriever.
Powers had recently applied for work at a motorcycle dealership and thought...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Tempers flared Monday regarding the Conemaugh Township Municipal Authority's future.
The authority's decision in December to ax a water source supplied by the Greater Johnstown Water Authority led to a heated exchange between Chairman John Mastillo and...
| Jan 25, 2013
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating a sexual discrimination claim filed by a former office manager at the Conemaugh Township Municipal Authority.
Shelli Lysic, who began working for the authority in December 2010, claims...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:04 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest franchisee of Burger King restaurants is paying $2.5 million to settle federal claims of sexual harassment.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the agreement with Carrols Corp. covers 89 female...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 10:49 PM
LOS ANGELES —Dillard’s Inc., a national retail chain, will pay $2 million and commit to extensive, company-wide injunctive relief to settle a class action disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 3:33 PM
GOSHEN – Sue Schrock’s personal and religious beliefs are strong.
“They are biblical and they are God-led and they are who I am,” she said.
Ultimately, those beliefs that she should be able to control what goes into her own...
| 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...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:30 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — The Harbor Springs Public School District has filed its response to a lawsuit brought against it by former principal Karey Scholten, and the district denies allegations that Scholten worked in a hostile environment and was...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 10:10 PM
A Des Plaines police sergeant once accused of domestic battery is suing the northwest suburb, claiming Des Plaines still owes him money and hasn't kept promises made under a settlement agreement.
In a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court,...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Baltimore County has asked a judge to suspend proceedings in an age-discrimination case, saying in federal court filings that determining damages owed to employees and retirees could be a "lengthy, costly and complex" process that requires the review of...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The Supreme Court extended the principle of church-state separation Wednesday to shield religious schools nationwide from discrimination suits from teachers and school employees who serve as “ministers” of the faith....