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Tag Archives: gender discrimination

EEOC alleges gender pay discrimination in two lawsuits (access required)

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced two lawsuits against Maryland businesses Monday. Both suits claim the companies illegally pay female employees less than their male counterparts. A Baltimore-based security company, Davis & Davis Enterprise Inc., is accused of paying ...

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Senator invokes Brown v. Board in support of prerelease bill

A Baltimore state senator Thursday invoked what might be the most famous Supreme Court decision in support of what might be the shortest piece of legislation introduced in the General Assembly this session: a one-word change in a one-sentence law ...

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Judge won’t stop Ocean City from enforcing female topless ban (access required)

A federal judge declined to prohibit Ocean City from enforcing its ban on female toplessness Thursday, finding the plaintiffs challenging the ordinance failed to prove public sensibilities of the town have evolved to accept it. The plaintiffs sought a preliminary injunction ...

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Judge to rule on injunction for Ocean City ban on female toplessness (access required)

A federal judge was skeptical of a legal challenge to Ocean City’s ordinance banning female toplessness on its beaches at a hearing Friday as town officials testified to the numerous calls, emails and conversations they had with concerned residents and ...

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Spokeswoman’s eviction from restaurant raises legal question

Welcome to Monday, the 37th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Rostker v. Goldberg decision upholding the men-only draft-registration requirement against a gender-discrimination challenge. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Can a restaurant evict customers based ...

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