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  • Is your workplace ageist?

    Is your workplace ageist?
    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...
  • 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...
  • Ex-Des Plaines cop suing city

    Ex-Des Plaines cop suing city
    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,...
  • Webliography: J.C. Brizard

     
    UPDATED FRIDAY An archive of stories/analysis about Jean-Claude Brizard, Chicago mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's choice to run the Chicago Public Schools. To those who are concerned that this set of links is too skewed toward negative and hostile coverage of...
  • Help wanted? For some companies, not if you’re unemployed

     
    Last year, I wrote about an online employment ad that explicitly told folks who were unemployed they shouldn't bother applying. The company, Sony Ericsson, was interested only in candidates who were currently working. Back then, a company spokeswoman...
  • Bass Pro accused of racist hiring practices in lawsuit

     
    EECO sues Bass Pro company for not hiring blacks, Hispanics...
  • Texas Roadhouse sought 'young, hot' employees, lawsuit says

     
    Texas Roadhouse lawsuit: EEOC age discrimination lawsuit alleges Texas Roadhouse steakhouse chain sought younger employees over older ones....
  • Workers win record number of bias cases in 2011, EEOC reports

     
    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lands nearly $365 million for discrimination charges...