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Hyattsville consulting firm settles ADA claim with EEOC

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission headquarters and Washington Field Office. (Wikimedia Commons / AgnosticPreachersKid / “Woodward_and_Lothrop_Service_Warehouse” / CC BY-SA 3.0

A Washington-based management consulting firm will pay $60,000 in settlement of a claim that it violated the federal Americans with Disabilities Act when it fired an employee in its Hyattsville office who needed six weeks of after-hours medical treatment for ...

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Pet waste removal company settles pregnancy bias claim in Rockville

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission headquarters and Washington Field Office. (Wikimedia Commons / AgnosticPreachersKid / “Woodward_and_Lothrop_Service_Warehouse” / CC BY-SA 3.0

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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Baltimore security firm settles Equal Pay Act claim with EEOC

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission headquarters and Washington Field Office. (Wikimedia Commons / AgnosticPreachersKid / “Woodward_and_Lothrop_Service_Warehouse” / CC BY-SA 3.0

A Baltimore-based security company has agreed to pay 10 women a total of $4,302 to settle a federal agency’s claim they were illegally paid less than their male colleagues for standing guard at events at Royal Farms Arena between October ...

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Cleaning firm settles national origin bias claim in Hyattsville

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission headquarters and Washington Field Office. (Wikimedia Commons / AgnosticPreachersKid / “Woodward_and_Lothrop_Service_Warehouse” / CC BY-SA 3.0

A nationwide cleaning company will pay $37,500 to settle federal claims a woman was subjected to a derogatory tirade and illegally fired from her janitorial job in Hyattsville because she was an El Salvadoran immigrant with limited command of English, ...

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M&T Bank violated ADA’s accommodation duty, judge rules

M&T Bank has maintained its regional dominance in SBA lending, the bank’s officials say. (File photo)

M&T Bank violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to provide the reasonable accommodation of reassignment for a Baltimore branch manager after she took short-term disability leave during her complicated pregnancy, a federal judge has ruled. But U.S. District ...

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Former court employee sues Baltimore clerk’s office for gender bias

Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. Courthouse (Photo: msa.maryland.gov)

A former employee of the Baltimore City Circuit Court filed a federal lawsuit against the clerk’s office Thursday, alleging she was fired in retaliation for complaining about sex discrimination. Erica Lunn claims she filed complaints internally saying that the dress code for ...

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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 suing janitorial service company for racial discrimination

A national company that provides janitorial services to more than 200 entities in Maryland is facing a federal lawsuit for allegedly engaging in discriminatory practices against African Americans. Florida-based Diversified Maintenance Systems LLC showed an “ongoing pattern” of discrimination against ...

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