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  • Muslim sues bottling company over prayer time

    Muslim sues bottling company over prayer time
    A former delivery driver has filed a federal lawsuit against a soda bottling plant in Harvey that allegedly fired him shortly after he asked to time his lunch break to attend weekly Islamic prayers at a mosque. According to the suit, Nathan Henderson, a...
  • Former residents, worker criticize Anne Arundel shelter

    Ulysses Aiken, a native Annapolitan, found himself homeless after losing his job as a professional boxing trainer. He ended up at the Light House Homeless Prevention and Support Center — Anne Arundel County's only shelter open to adults and children...
  • Victimized twice

    Victimized twice
    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...
  • Hotel operator settles discrimination suit

    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...
  • Baltimore Police announce major reshuffling of command staff

    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...
  • Fry's Electronics to pay $2.3 million in sexting harassment case

    Fry's Electronics to pay $2.3 million in sexting harassment case
    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...
  • City police officer settles lawsuit over shootings

    City police officer settles lawsuit over shootings
    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...
  • Judge rules Balto. Co. pension system discriminates based on age

    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...
  • Balto. Co.: Ruling in EEOC case could mean increased pension contributions

    Baltimore County officials say thousands of workers could be forced to contribute more to their pensions after a federal judge ruled that the county retirement system discriminates against beneficiaries based on age. The county vowed Tuesday to...
  • Government falls short of goal for hiring of the disabled

    Government falls short of goal for hiring of the disabled
    When Christopher Booher opens his email at work, a robotic voice rapidly reads the words to him. As a blind employee at the National Institute of Mental Health in Rockville, Booher relies on the screen-reading software. But the 33-year-old says it's...
  • Balto. Co. seeks delay in pension age-discrimination case

    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...