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Justices deny Montgomery’s bid for review of fee award in disability case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear Montgomery County’s request that the justices review and overturn an attorney’s fee award to a blind employee whom the county was found to have discriminated against but who was awarded no ...

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Pet waste removal company settles pregnancy bias claim in Rockville

A pet waste removal company will pay a former employee $40,000 in settlement of a federal lawsuit alleging it fired the woman from its Rockville facility because she was pregnant. DoodyCalls Inc. admitted no wrongdoing in agreeing to settle with ...

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Reasonable accommodations include reassignment, Md. high court says

The Maryland Fair Employment Practices Act requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for disabled employees in their current job or, if that’s not feasible, in a reassigned position, the state’s top court has unanimously ruled in reviving a former inventory manager’s lawsuit against a Salisbury hospital.

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