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Female Baltimore Police sergeants file lawsuits alleging discrimination, retaliation

Four Black female police sergeants have filed discrimination lawsuits against the Baltimore Police Department, alleging a culture of racism, sexism and retaliation against officers who complain about the work environment. At a news conference Friday, the sergeants appeared with their ...

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EEOC alleges medical firm fired employee with cancer over leave request

U.S. District Court Greenbelt

A Rockville-based medical practice allegedly fired an employee who had breast cancer rather than accommodate her, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. National Spine & Pain Centers LLC, which has more than 60 offices in Maryland and elsewhere, is ...

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Female surgeon accuses Hopkins of gender discrimination

A female surgeon and former faculty member at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging she faced “persistent and corrosive gender bias” during her employment that culminated in her termination this year. Kimberley Eden Steele came ...

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