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NIH’s security firm settles job bias claim for $1.6M

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The National Institutes of Health’s security firm has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle a federal agency’s claim that it systematically harassed, discriminated and retaliated against employees born in Africa. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged MVM Inc. ...

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Expert: $6.5M in back pay owed in Baltimore Co. pension lawsuit

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Baltimore County may owe more than $6 million plus interest to older employees in an age discrimination case affecting roughly 12,000 people who were improperly overcharged for their contributions to the county’s pension system. An expert for the Equal Employment Opportunity ...

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EEOC alleges medical firm fired employee with cancer over leave request

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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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Parking company reaches settlement with EEOC over firings

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LAZ Parking will pay $155,000 and refrain from discrimination based on national origin under an agreement with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC alleged that LAZ Parking, which operates parking lots nationwide, eliminated three long-term employees based on ...

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Baltimore Co. loses bid to narrow class entitled to back pay in lawsuit

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Baltimore County’s bid to narrow the class of county employees entitled to damages in an age discrimination case was rejected by a federal judge Monday, making some 12,000 pension beneficiaries eligible for relief. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled ...

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EEOC alleges woman was fired due to high-risk pregnancy

U.S. District Court Greenbelt

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed suit Wednesday alleging a pet waste removal company discriminated against a woman due to her high-risk pregnancy. Charlottesville, Virginia-based DoodyCalls Inc. hired Amanda Peal earlier this year to work as a pet waste technician ...

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Baltimore Co. seeks ruling to narrow class affected in back pay case

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Baltimore County is asking a federal judge to narrow the class of county employees entitled to damages in an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission age discrimination case. The county owes more than a decade of back pay to some of its employees ...

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