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Tag Archives: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Baltimore County pension ruling reversed

Baltimore County violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act when it required older employees to contribute more than its younger workers into its pension fund prior to July 1, 2007, even if both sets of workers had the same years of service, a federal judge in Baltimore has ruled.

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Deadline approaches to comment on EEOC enforcement plan

Disability bias claims, Title VII protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals, and accommodations for pregnant women who have been forced to take unpaid leave are among the emerging issues that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is prioritizing, according to a draft of the agency’s latest Strategic Enforcement Plan.

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Government turns up heat on employers over job bias

WASHINGTON — It started with allegations of hangman’s nooses, graffiti and racist comments targeting a handful of black workers at a trucking company warehouse in Chicago Ridge, Ill. Four years later, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had turned the case ...

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Job bias claims in U.S. at record level

WASHINGTON — Job discrimination complaints in the United States rose to an all-time high last year, led by an increase in bias charges based on religion and national origin. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received nearly 100,000 charges of discrimination ...

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Court: P.G. County teacher can sue board under ADA

The Prince George’s County Board of Education does not have immunity from suits under the Americans with Disability Act seeking $100,000 or less, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held. The 2-1 decision affirms a ruling by a ...

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Ocean City settles age-bias lawsuit by EEOC

Ocean City will report every 90 days for the next three years on the steps it is taking in response to age-bias complaints, under a consent decree the town reached this month with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The ...

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