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  • EEOC sues owner of Extended Stay America hotel in St. Mary's Co.

    EEOC sues owner of Extended Stay America hotel in St. Mary's Co.
    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...
  • 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...
  • EEOC investigates discrimination against unemployed for jobs

    EEOC investigates discrimination against unemployed for jobs
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission held a hearing last week to examine the treatment of unemployed Americans in hiring: Are employers discriminating against job seekers who are out of work? Employers and staffing agencies have publicly...
  • 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...
  • Maryland becomes first state to ban employers from asking for social media passwords

    Maryland becomes first state to ban employers from asking for social media passwords
    Moving to the forefront of social media privacy law nationwide, the Maryland General Assembly has passed legislation prohibiting employers in the state from asking current and prospective employees for their user names and passwords to websites such as...
  • Annapolis Area Christian School facing harassment, retaliation lawsuit

    Three former employees of the Annapolis Area Christian School sued the school's association this week, contending that the board did not protect them from sexual harassment and retaliation by Superintendent George J.W. Lawrence Jr. though board members...
  • Pregnancy discrimination lingers in workplaces

    Pregnancy discrimination lingers in workplaces
    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...
  • 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...