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  • 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...
  • Eventually, the Catholic hierarchy will come around to the idea of birth control

    As usual, the latest dust up over the Obama administration's decision to require church-affiliated employers to offer health-care insurance that covers contraceptives at no charge has generated more heat than light ("Obama's 'accommodation' wins support...
  • McCormick & Schmick's sued over firing of deaf prep cook

    A lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Baltimore accuses McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant in Oxon Hill of firing a disabled prep cook in violation of federal law. Vernon Davis, who has been deaf since childhood, was...
  • EEOC sues senior living center over headscarf

    An Ellicott City senior living facility is being sued for allegedly violating federal law for failing to hire a Muslim woman who would not remove her head scarf. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against Morningside House...
  • Balto. Co. council troubled by U.S. DOJ disabilities probe

    Baltimore County Council members say they are troubled by a federal investigation into allegations that the county has violated workplace discrimination laws — a probe the council's chairman says highlights long-standing concerns about how employees...
  • Black firefighters group alleges discrimination

    A local group that advocates for black firefighters wants the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate what it describes as "systemic discrimination in hiring, discipline and recruitment" in the Baltimore Fire Department. The Vulcan Blazers wrote a...