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  • Verizon to pay $20 million to settle discrimination suit

    Verizon Communications has agreed to pay $20 million to settle a discrimination lawsuit charging the telecommunications giant with failing to accommodate hundreds of workers whose absences were caused by their disabilities. The lawsuit and a consent...
  • Hopkins home care group charged with discrimination in lawsuit

    A home health care service operated by Johns Hopkins failed to accommodate an employee with breast cancer and later fired her, the U.S. agency that enforces job discrimination laws charged in a suit announced Friday. The Equal Employment Opportunity...
  • Cavalier Telephone settles age-discrimination suit

    A telecommunications company has settled an age-discrimination lawsuit about its Mid-Atlantic hiring practices for $1 million, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Monday. The federal agency said Cavalier Telephone had made a practice...
  • Baltimore County accused of workplace disabilities act violations

    The U.S. Justice Department is investigating allegations that Baltimore County government has harassed employees over their medical conditions and forced some out of their jobs, according to court documents and people who have spoken with federal...
  • 'Unemployed need not apply' a disturbing trend

    'Unemployed need not apply' a disturbing trend
    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...
  • 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...
  • Terps' new offensive coordinator ready for fresh start

    Terps' new offensive coordinator ready for fresh start
    – For new offensive coordinator Mike Locksley, returning to Maryland – where he previously served as an assistant to two Terps' head coaches – feels like renewal. After a trying stint on and off the field as New Mexico's head coach ,...
  • Local School Council members ask court to take action on proposed school closings

    Local School Council members ask court to take action on proposed school closings
    Local School Council members, helped by the Chicago Teachers Union, are asking a Cook County court to intervene before the Chicago Board of Education votes on 17 proposed school closures and "turnarounds" later this month. Members of nine local...
  • Police sergeant who killed man sues department

    Police sergeant who killed man sues department
    The gun battle raged in three different spots near the old Murphy Homes high-rise in West Baltimore, ending on a cold February day with the death of a 20-year-old man in a hail of gunfire from four city police officers. Four years later, one of the...