| Mar 19, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Toys "R" Us, alleging the company broke the law when staff at its Columbia store refused to provide a sign-language interpreter for a job applicant who is deaf.
The lawsuit, filed last week in U.S....
| Mar 24, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Despite decades of regulation, legislation and effort, obstacles continue to hinder equal employment opportunities for African-Americans in the federal workplace, a federal commission has reported.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:59 PM
When Peggy Young became pregnant with her third child, she said a supervisor told her she was a liability and not to come back to work as a UPS package delivery driver in Landover until she had the baby.
"I was very upset because I wanted to work; I...
| Mar 25, 2013
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...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:13 AM
CALEXICO — The mayor has filed sexual discrimination complaints with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against three other councilmembers.
Mayor Maritza Hurtado filed the complaints May 29 against councilmen Joong Kim, Luis Castro...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:42 PM
SOUTH BEND – Former South Bend Police Chief Darryl Boykins is suing the mayor and the mayor's chief of staff, claiming the two conspired to demote him based on his race.
In a federal complaint filed Thursday, Boykins, who is black, cites "racial...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:03 PM
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....
| May 30, 2013
| 5:37 PM
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.
| May 21, 2013
| 7:13 PM
She started her story with the night she was paralyzed — a then 18-year-old lying on the side of a European road, rain splashing on her face, a searing pain as she tried to stretch.
“I can’t stand to touch my body,” she said....
| May 14, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Retired World Bank administrator Anne B. Thomas will be the guest speaker at the League of Women Voters annual meeting Tuesday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Otterbein United Methodist Church on the corner of East Franklin and Locust streets in Hagerstown.
| May 8, 2013
"The past is never dead. It's not even past," William Faulkner wrote more than 60 years ago, long before the sound and the fury of online chatter and the Internet's capacity for keeping one's personal history ever-present and unburied.
The road people...