| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:42 AM
A federal judge Thursday dismissed a closely watched civil lawsuit against CVS Caremark that challenged the drugstore chain’s severance agreement.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission took issue with CVS’ contract for being overly...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The owners of two popular restaurants in downtown Baltimore have agreed to pay $1.3 million and establish new hiring measures to settle a years-old lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against black applicants and employees.
The U.S. Equal Employment...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:04 PM
O’Reilly Auto Parts will pay $35,000 as part of a settlement with a South Side male employee who said he was groped and subjected to sexually offensive comments by his female manager.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had accused the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Three firefighters — including one whose complaints led to an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice — have filed separate federal lawsuits against the town alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
Firefighter Lori Davis...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The Social Security Administration is overhauling its internal anti-discrimination program after federal auditors found that the agency failed to establish an adequate system for handling employee claims.
Auditors from the federal Equal Employment...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:06 PM
After serving eight months in federal custody for his role in a towing scandal, former Baltimore police officer David Reeping is fighting to get his job back.
Reeping contends that investigators used him as a scapegoat to avoid accusations of racial...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 8:47 AM
In a reversal of state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans.
The change quietly went...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:01 PM
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against AutoZone alleging the company unjustly fired a Chicago man for refusing to be transferred because of his race.
The complaint alleges that AutoZone attempted in 2012 to...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:19 PM
In the midst of turmoil that seems to be increasing in Mascotte, City Manager Jim Gleason has told City Council members that he's looking for a job elsewhere.
Good luck, Jim! Perhaps Gleason's departure would allow Mascotte to catch its breath and, in a...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Harassment, intimidation and sabotage are a major reason why women do not enter or remain in jobs in the construction industry, according to a provocative and hard hitting study on women in construction by the National Women's Law Center.
| 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...