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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • Fired employee sues Broward Sheriff's Office

    A Broward Sheriff's Office information technology employee who was fired for workplace violence is suing the agency, saying he's a cancer patient who was unfairly labeled mentally unstable. In a federal lawsuit and in an interview with the Sun Sentinel,...
  • Senate all-nighter: Filibuster fallout bogs down chamber's work

    Senate all-nighter: Filibuster fallout bogs down chamber's work
    WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted to confirm two more of President Obama’s stalled nominations in an unusual all-night session forced by Republican objections to the historic change to the chamber's filibuster rules. In a vote after 1 a.m. EST...
  • Upper Chesapeake Health subject of federal employment discrimination complaint

    Harford County-based Upper Chesapeake Health System is the subject of a complaint and lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of a former employee who claims she was discriminated against because of a disability and...
  • EEOC sues Annapolis medical practice

    EEOC sues Annapolis medical practice
    The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued an Annapolis medical practice, alleging that a pregnant receptionist was discriminated against and fired. The complaint, filed in Baltimore's U.S. District Court on Thursday, alleges that a...
  • Suit: Rizza Cadillac created hostile environment for Muslim, Arab staff

    Suit: Rizza Cadillac created hostile environment for Muslim, Arab staff
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has alleged Rizza Cadillac Inc. of Tinley Park with violating federal law by allegedly encouraging a work environment that was hostile and offensive to Muslim and Arab sales staff. The lawsuit filed...
  • When weight is disabling

    When weight is disabling
    Lisa Harrison weighed 527 pounds on the day she was fired from her job at a Louisiana drug addiction treatment center. The 5-foot-2-inch Harrison, who believed her employer considered her "disabled" due to her weight, filed a discrimination charge with...
  • Wet Seal to pay $7.5 million to settle race discrimination suit

    Wet Seal to pay $7.5 million to settle race discrimination suit
    Wet Seal will pay $7.5 million to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit that accused the teen retailer of firingĀ  black employees to present a blond-and-blue-eyed front in its stores, according to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. The...
  • In trust we trust

    In trust we trust
    Imagine me walking into a corporate executive's office. Me: How important is trust to the health of your workplace? Executive: Why, it's critical. Awkward pause. Executive: Who are you? And why are you in my office wearing pajamas? Me: I'm...
  • Balto. Co. disability settlements total more than $1 million

    Balto. Co. disability settlements total more than $1 million
    Baltimore County's recent settlements with two firefighters and a police officer who alleged the county violated federal disability law will cost taxpayers more than $1 million — more than county officials had previously revealed. The three...
  • Basta Pasta restaurant owner accused of sexual harassment

    Basta Pasta restaurant owner accused of sexual harassment
    The owner of Basta Pasta restaurants in Fallston and Timonium is accused of sexually harassing employees, including teenagers, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC suit, filed in U.S....
  • Elisabeth Coleman dies at 68; helped break journalism glass ceiling

    Elisabeth Coleman dies at 68; helped break journalism glass ceiling
    After graduating from Vassar College in 1966, Elisabeth Coleman sought a job in journalism "as an assistant to a smart man." She found such a position as a researcher at Newsweek magazine in New York. In those "Mad Men" days of suffocating sexism,...