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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • 'Unemployed need not apply' a disturbing trend

    'Unemployed need not apply' a disturbing trend
    I recently found an array of online job postings that greet seekers with these encouraging words: "MUST BE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED, NO EXCEPTIONS." How lovely. In a country with 13.9 million unemployed residents, that's akin to a restaurant requiring a hungry...
  • McCormick & Schmick's sued over firing of deaf prep cook

    A lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Baltimore accuses McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant in Oxon Hill of firing a disabled prep cook in violation of federal law. Vernon Davis, who has been deaf since childhood, was...
  • EEOC sues senior living center over headscarf

    An Ellicott City senior living facility is being sued for allegedly violating federal law for failing to hire a Muslim woman who would not remove her head scarf. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against Morningside House...
  • Balto. Co. council troubled by U.S. DOJ disabilities probe

    Baltimore County Council members say they are troubled by a federal investigation into allegations that the county has violated workplace discrimination laws — a probe the council's chairman says highlights long-standing concerns about how employees...
  • Black firefighters group alleges discrimination

    A local group that advocates for black firefighters wants the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate what it describes as "systemic discrimination in hiring, discipline and recruitment" in the Baltimore Fire Department. The Vulcan Blazers wrote a...
  • 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...
  • 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...