| Oct 27, 2011
| 3:51 PM
A former delivery driver has filed a federal lawsuit against a soda bottling plant in Harvey that allegedly fired him shortly after he asked to time his lunch break to attend weekly Islamic prayers at a mosque.
According to the suit, Nathan Henderson, a...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 7:01 AM
Ulysses Aiken, a native Annapolitan, found himself homeless after losing his job as a professional boxing trainer. He ended up at the Light House Homeless Prevention and Support Center — Anne Arundel County's only shelter open to adults and children...
| Nov 13, 2011
Victims of sexual harassment often remain in the shadows for one simple reason: fear.
Fear of accusations becoming public, of having their entire lives scrutinized. Fear they may be judged uncharitably by people who don't know them.
Examples of those...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 8:56 PM
A Newport Beach-based hotel company is expected to pay a settlement of $132,500 for allegedly discriminating against one of its own employees, according to authorities.
Tarsadia Hotels settled a suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...
| Sep 4, 2011
I recently found an array of online job postings that greet seekers with these encouraging words: "MUST BE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED, NO EXCEPTIONS."
How lovely. In a country with 13.9 million unemployed residents, that's akin to a restaurant requiring a hungry...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 11:48 AM
By now, researcher Cynthia Calvert says, most employers know enough about the law and gender discrimination to at least avoid the appearance of bias against women.
But, she said, the same cautionary discretion just doesn't seem to apply to mothers, or...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:45 PM
Blockbuster Inc. has agreed to pay more than $2 million to settle a lawsuit in which the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accused the retailer of subjecting female employees to sexual harassment, the agency's Baltimore office said Wednesday.
| Dec 14, 2011
| 8:34 PM
Maryland is expected to hire former New Mexico coach Mike Locksley as its offensive coordinator, according to a knowledgeable source.
Locksley would replace Gary Crowton. The school is negotiating the terms of Crowton's release after one season....
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:45 PM
Gary Crowton is out after one disappointing season as Maryland's offensive coordinator, and the school is expected to hire former New Mexico coach Mike Locksley as his replacement, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
| Dec 20, 2011
| 1:59 PM
Despite opposition from Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold, the County Council unanimously approved legislation Monday requiring the county government to audit its workforce in an effort to examine the county's hiring and retention of...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 6:21 PM
Maryland announced the hiring Thursday of former New Mexico coach Mike Locksley as offensive coordinator, then switched its focus to the defense where the evaluation of coach Randy Edsall's staff may lead the team to hire a new defensive coordinator,...