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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld

    Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld
    A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that Baltimore County discriminated against older employees when it required them to contribute more to their pensions than younger employees. Since 2007, the county has battled a lawsuit brought by the U.S....
  • Anita Hill's still standing 22 years later

    Anita Hill's still standing 22 years later
    The new documentary about Anita Hill opens with a close-up of a telephone and a bizarre voice mail message: "Good morning, Anita Hill. It's Ginni Thomas, and I just wanted to reach across the air waves, and the years and ask you to consider something. I...
  • Banning the box [Editorial]

    Banning the box  [Editorial]
    The Baltimore City Council's expected approval next week of a bill that would ban employers from asking about a job applicant's criminal record before conducting an initial interview could greatly benefit efforts to reduce unemployment in the city if it...
  • Transgender volunteer sues Howard for discrimination

    Transgender volunteer sues Howard for discrimination
    Tomi B. Finkle started her law enforcement career with the U.S. Capitol Police in the late 1970s, when she was a man. By the time she retired as a sergeant in 2002, she was ready to begin a new life as a woman. The Charles County resident continued to...
  • EEOC: Religion with work hit a painful nerve with some dental clinic employees

    EEOC: Religion with work hit a painful nerve with some dental clinic employees
    It looks as though this dental office wanted to drill some of their employees with religion. So, instead of just jawboning about their work environment , a handful of now ex-workers of a Miami-Dade County dental practice contacted the Equal Employment...
  • Md. legislation targets employer bias against unemployed

    Many long-term unemployed have discovered an ugly truth: You need a job to get one. Jobless workers across the country have recounted tales of being written off by a prospective employer if they have been out of work for six months or more. And some...
  • Help wanted: But only the employed need apply

    While nearly 14 million unemployed Americans are searching for work, some employers are limiting their hiring to preferred candidates: People who already have jobs. Recruiters and worker advocates say companies are screening out applicants who don't have...
  • Transgendered woman sues LSI

    Janis Stacy knew her transformation from a man to a woman would be difficult for some of her coworkers to understand. That's why the former product engineer at Agere Systems met in February 2005 with colleagues who knew her as Jim to explain why she...
  • Employees claim harassment at 'Tilted Kilt' pub

    Employees claim harassment at 'Tilted Kilt' pub
    Current and former employees of a Tilted Kilt sports bar in the Loop have filed a sexual harassment complaint, accusing a manager of making sexually explicit comments, inappropriate physical contact and unwanted advances. The complaint was filed this...
  • Blockbuster to pay $2 million to settle discrimination suit

    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. The...
  • Maryland expected to hire Mike Locksley as offensive coordinator

    Maryland expected to hire Mike Locksley as offensive coordinator
    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....