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  • Gender-based pay disparities persist in Maryland

    Gender-based pay disparities persist in Maryland
    Women in Maryland earn less than men for the same work in every county but Prince George's, new data shows, yet the state fares better than most, according to another survey, with the second-smallest gender-based pay gap in the nation. Overall, women...
  • Exec tells McCrory IBM opposes NC 'religious freedom' bill

    Technology giant IBM's top North Carolina executive has told state lawmakers and Gov. Pat McCrory that the corporation strongly opposes proposed legislation supporters say protects religious convictions and opponents worry allows discrimination against...
  • Gov. Jindal vehemently defends religious objections bill

    Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday gave a full-throated defense of a divisive religious objections bill that critics say could sanction discrimination against same-sex couples in Louisiana The Republican governor's comments doubling down in support of the...
  • Judge tosses discrimination suit involving all-girls school

    A federal judge in Wilmington on Thursday dismissed a discrimination lawsuit against Delaware education officials filed on behalf of students at an all-female charter school trying to stave off a second state-ordered closure. Chief U.S. District Court...
  • Financial incentives OK'd for workplace wellness programs

    In a victory for business, federal regulators said Thursday that employers can continue to use financial penalties and rewards to nudge staff to participate in fast-growing workplace wellness programs. But the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission &#...
  • Older workers underappreciated

    Congratulations to Donald P. Russo for his excellent Your View ("Age discrimination victims often overlooked"). It is indeed a shame that age discrimination is so prevalent today. Americans live longer and are in better health than ever, but older...
  • Private schools can't discriminate

    Private schools can't discriminate
    I support Gov. Larry Hogan's Education Tax Credit proposal and reject the claim by the ACLU's Sara Love that all non-public schools discriminate ("Keep public funds out of private schools," April 8). All non-public schools that receive federal funds are...
  • Oklahoma bill on Uber deletes protection for gay riders

     Oklahoma bill on Uber deletes protection for gay riders
    A bill that sets up a regulatory framework in Oklahoma for ridesharing programs such as Uber and Lyft passed the state Senate on Wednesday, but not before a provision protecting gay and transgender passengers from discrimination was removed. The version...
  • Attorney General says fertility law for same-sex couples may discriminate against straight ones

    Attorney General says fertility law for same-sex couples may discriminate against straight ones
    A law passed this session to end discrimination against lesbian couples seeking advanced fertility treatments in Maryland may have "inadvertently" introduced discrimination against straight couples, according to Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh....
  • Wide Stance: What's next for LGBTQ Marylanders?

    Wide Stance: What's next for LGBTQ Marylanders?
    Quick—what is the big issue facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Marylanders in 2015? Both the state legislature and voters made 2012 the year that the state chose same-sex marriage. In 2014, the legislature passed expanded anti-...
  • Watch out! Many classic movies have offensive racial stereotypes

    Watch out! Many classic movies have offensive racial stereotypes
    Confession time: I know plenty of people love it, but I don’t really care for “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Sure, Audrey Hepburn is all kinds of fabulous. But her character, Holly Golightly, drives me nuts, and there’s no getting...