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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • 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....
  • Locksley set to replace Crowton as Maryland's offensive coordinator

    Locksley set to replace Crowton as Maryland's offensive coordinator
    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. Locksley,...
  • Arundel approves diversity audit over Leopold objections

    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...
  • Terps hire Locksley, may be searching for defensive coordinator

    Terps hire Locksley, may be searching for defensive coordinator
    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,...
  • Lawsuit: Ex-court worker was harassed for being Muslim

    A former child care attendant for the Cook County Circuit Court has sued the court, its chief judge and her former supervisor, alleging they harassed her because she's Muslim. In a suit filed last month, Fozyia Huri, a Muslim of Saudi Arabian origin,...
  • 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...