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

The 4th Circuit joined other circuits in finding that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 did not include a vehicle for patients to sue for an alleged violation. (U.S. General Services Administration)

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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Top Baltimore Symphony oboist files sex harassment complaint

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A Baltimore Symphony Orchestra oboist has filed a sexual harassment complaint, saying the orchestra failed to protect her from repeated harassment and retaliation. News outlets report principal oboe player Katherine Needleman says concertmaster Jonathan Carney has engaged in a constant ...

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EEOC alleges Columbia company ‘indifferent’ to sexual harassment

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A Columbia waste management company not only failed to stop a male garbage collector’s sexual harassment of his female work partner but kept assigning them to the same truck, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has alleged in a federal lawsuit in which the agency seeks punitive damages.

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Security firm harassed female guards in Woodlawn, EEOC claims

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A private security firm for the U.S. Social Security Administration in Woodlawn maintained a sexually hostile work environment and fired one of its guards who complained about it, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged in a lawsuit filed Thursday. ...

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NIH security force faced national-origin bias, EEOC claims

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The National Institutes of Health’s security firm systematically harassed and discriminated against employees born in Africa, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt. Since 2013, MVM Inc. has subjected ...

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EEOC alleges racial discrimination, retaliation at Woodlawn security facility

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A Virginia-based security services company is facing a federal lawsuit for allegedly ceasing to accommodate a Muslim employee after he complained of racial and religious harassment at its Woodlawn facility. MVM Inc. has been accused by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ...

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EEOC files suit against Jessup warehouse operator

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A national logistics company with multiple Maryland locations is facing a federal employment discrimination lawsuit after allegedly failing to make accommodations for a deaf job applicant. Georgia-based Capstone Logistics LLC “engaged in unlawful employment practices” when the manager at a ...

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