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Author Archives: Heather Cobun

Heather Cobun is the trial courts reporter at The Daily Record. Got news? Call her at (443) 524-8191. Follow her on Twitter: @hcobun.

Freddie Gray officers appeal dismissal of lawsuit against sheriff’s office member

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Two of the officers prosecuted for Freddie Gray's arrest and death are appealing the dismissal of their lawsuit against the member of the Baltimore Sheriff's Office that signed the application for charges against them.

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EEOC claims federal contractor retaliated against employee with disability

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A Prince George's County contractor that provides personnel to the State Department has been accused of retaliating against an employee who was pursuing a complaint against the department and required accommodations for a disability.

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U.S. Attorney charges 3 in $364M Ponzi scheme

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Three men accused of defrauding hundreds of investors in a $364 million Ponzi scheme were arrested Tuesday and charged with wire fraud and money laundering. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Baltimore announced the arrests Wednesday and unsealed a 14-count indictment ...

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4th Circuit: Baltimore Co. owes employees back pay for higher pension rates

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Baltimore County owes more than a decade of back pay to older employees who contributed to the county pension plan at a higher rate, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The county has been in litigation with the Equal Employment ...

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Cloverland enters consent decree with EEOC over disabled parking

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Cloverland Farms Dairy entered a consent decree with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Tuesday to settle a lawsuit over the company's decision to require three employees with disabilities to park in an employee lot rather than in reserved parking spaces for the disabled.

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