| May 15, 2014
| 4:01 PM
The Social Security Administration has failed to establish an adequate process for handling discrimination claims from employees and has sparked concerns about conflicts of interest in some of those cases, according to a scathing federal report obtained...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:34 AM
The abrupt departure of Bolingbrook High School principal Michael D. White last month has caused contentiousness to bubble up among the Valley View School District 365U community.
Now, a copy of the employment separation agreement between White and...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:15 AM
As a long-time advocate for equal employment opportunity in the federal workplace, I applaud your recent article, "Report finds 'failure' in Social Security discrimination complaint process" (May 15) by John Fritze, which disclosed the recent audit of the...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Tomi B. Finkle started her law enforcement career with the U.S. Capitol Police in the late 1970s, when she was a man. By the time she retired as a sergeant in 2002, she was ready to begin a new life as a woman.
The Charles County resident continued to...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:42 PM
The new documentary about Anita Hill opens with a closeup of a telephone and a bizarre voice message:
“Good morning, Anita Hill. It’s Ginni Thomas, and I just wanted to reach across the air waves, and the years and ask you to consider...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:56 AM
The Baltimore City Council's expected approval next week of a bill that would ban employers from asking about a job applicant's criminal record before conducting an initial interview could greatly benefit efforts to reduce unemployment in the city if it...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:27 PM
A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that Baltimore County discriminated against older employees when it required them to contribute more to their pensions than younger employees.
Since 2007, the county has battled a lawsuit brought by the U.S....
| Apr 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
WASHINGTON — The first time I talked to Anita Hill, she was teaching commercial law in Oklahoma, living in obscurity in the state where she grew up on an isolated farm with 12 siblings.
For roughly a week in 1991, I pressed her to tell me what she...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:25 PM
On Wednesday, the Senate failed, for the third time, to muster the votes to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, a women's-vote-wooing initiative of the Obama administration that has been knocking around Congress since President Obama took office in 2009....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:23 PM
An Annapolis medical practice will pay $22,500 to a former employee who claimed she was discriminated against because she was pregnant.
Officials for Annapolis Internal Medicine said Tuesday they agreed to the payment to settle a lawsuit filed last year...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: Last year a recruiter contacted me about a position that seemed perfect, and I excitedly got as far as two interviews. Then, splat -- nothing! When I finally got through to the recruiter, she said that the hiring manager really liked me but...