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

Investment losses also took their toll on the Enoch Pratt Free Library last fiscal year, according to the audit presented Wednesday to the Board of Estimates.

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 ...

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Baltimore security firm settles Equal Pay Act claim with EEOC

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

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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. ...

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Minority, woman-owned businesses allege federal loan bias

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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 ...

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Suit alleges gender bias in sexual harassment investigations

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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 ...

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Commutation for killers draws diverse reactions

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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 ...

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