| 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....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:52 AM
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,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:50 PM
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Thursday it has sued Extended Stay Hotels for paying women less than men performing the same work at the company's facility in Lexington Park.
According to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:00 AM
At 36, Jason Easley has made a living waiting tables, tending bar and laboring on construction jobs. He feels he's qualified to do other things, but he can rarely get an interview — a problem he blames on drug and assault convictions.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:17 PM
The highest-ranking woman in the history of the Los Angeles Fire Department has announced her retirement, leaving no female officers among its top command staff of deputy and assistant chiefs.
The departure of Deputy Chief Roxanne V. Bercik comes as the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:41 PM
The highest-ranking woman in the history of the Los Angeles Fire Department has announced her retirement, leaving no female officers among the agency's top command staff of deputy and assistant chiefs.
The departure of Deputy Chief Roxanne V. Bercik...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:45 AM
We appreciate Dan Rodricks' long history of supporting employment opportunities for Maryland's released prison inmates returning to society and we applaud his efforts to articulate the importance of those opportunities for successful reentry and...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:50 PM
The first time Kai Bacharach uttered his name — his male name, the one he chose for himself — was in the spring, at an event for students accepted to Goucher.
For the first 18 years of life, Bacharach used the female name his parents bestowed...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Del Monte Fresh Produce, one of the world's leading producers of fresh fruit and vegetables, has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit related to the mistreatment of Thai immigrants working on pineapple farms in Hawaii.
The Equal Employment...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:06 PM
More than 100 Thai farm workers who alleged that they suffered discrimination working in Hawaii pineapple fields will receive $1.2 million in a settlement with Del Monte Fresh Produce, federal officials announced Monday in Los Angeles.
| Dec 1, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's search for a new fire chief has been framed largely by well-publicized problems with the agency's 911 dispatch system and reports of delayed responses to life-and-death emergencies.
But another deep-rooted, if less...