gender bias

Nov 3, 2022

Women’s Leadership Summit panel discusses gender bias and solutions 

Executive Alliance teamed up with The Daily Record to host a panel discussion on gender bias as a part of The Daily Record’s annual Women’s Leadership Summit.

Aug 9, 2022

Judge: Catholic Relief Services liable for gender bias, denial of same-sex benefits

Catholic Relief Services violated federal laws against sex discrimination in employment and pay when the Baltimore-based agency withdrew health insurance coverage from a gay employee’s same-sex spouse, a federal judge ruled last week. U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake rejected CRS’ argument that the laws did not apply to its operations because of statutory exemptions […]

May 23, 2022

Will the LSAT go away?

Today is Monday, the 88th anniversary of the deaths of Bonnie and Clyde. Here are some other news items. — Should law schools continue to require the Law School Admission Test? — Sole survivor of plane crash testifies at criminal trial. — Leaked survey reveals alleged gender bias, bullying and racial insensitivity by some federal […]

Sep 28, 2021

EEOC sues Baltimore auto dealership alleging gender bias, retaliation

Last September, Jessica Dotterweich says, she discovered she was being paid less than fellow dispatcher Nathan Brown at Jerry’s Chevrolet Inc. in Baltimore and asked her employer why. She was fired a week later, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission stated in a lawsuit filed Monday alleging the auto dealership violated federal laws prohibiting gender […]

Jul 14, 2021

EEOC accuses Hanover industrial staffing firm of sex bias

A Hanover-based industrial staffing company has refused to hire or assign women to demolition and laborer positions and has asked its clients if they preferred male or female workers, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has alleged in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal district court. Green JobWorks LLC was clear about its gender-based hiring […]

Jan 4, 2021

Judge finds gender bias at Enoch Pratt, orders nearly $200,000 in back pay

Baltimore and its Enoch Pratt Free Library system discriminated against female librarian supervisors by paying them less than a male colleague, a federal judge has ruled in ordering the city to pay the five women a total of nearly $200,000 in double back pay and to raise their retirement compensation as a remedy for the […]

Dec 1, 2020

Baltimore security firm settles Equal Pay Act claim with EEOC

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 2016 and March 2018. Davis & Davis Enterprise Inc. paid the female security guards a […]

Aug 12, 2020

Catholic Relief Services accused of gender bias, denial of same-sex benefits

Catholic Relief Services withdrew health insurance coverage from a gay employee’s spouse despite having told the worker that the Baltimore-based agency’s insurance plan does not discriminate against same-sex marriages, the worker has alleged in a lawsuit filed in federal court. The plaintiff, identified in court papers as “John Doe,” also claimed senior CRS management threatened […]

U.S. District Court Greenbelt
Apr 17, 2020

Minority, woman-owned businesses allege federal loan bias

The federal government intentionally discriminated against minority- and woman-owned businesses in its recent distribution of nearly $350 billion in loans to save small companies desperate to survive amid the United States’ pandemic-induced economic freefall, struggling Maryland businesses allege in a lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt. The Maryland businesses claim that th[...]

Mar 18, 2019

Suit alleges gender bias in sexual harassment investigations

Welcome to Monday, the 138th anniversary of Barnum & Bailey‘s first performance of their “Greatest Show on Earth.” Here are some news items to get your week started: — School district displays gender bias in handling sexual harassment claims, lawsuit alleges. — An accused murderer’s parents donated to the Los Angeles district attorney’s re-election cam[...]

Jan 7, 2019

Post reporter sues Iran for captivity

Reporter sues Iran leads news items including ex-judge on trial for alleged online antics, law schools seek to downsize and a ban on gender bias in insurance.

Sep 10, 2018

Commutation for killers draws diverse reactions

Welcome to Monday, the 25th anniversary of the television premiere of “The X-Files.” Here are some news items to get your week started. — California Gov. Jerry Brown draws praise and scorn for commuting 20 murderers’ sentences. — Trump’s legal team forgoes legal claim against Stormy Daniels. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s administration was tardy [&[...]

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