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Md. high court hears PG town’s appeal of national origin bias ruling (access required)

An attorney for Riverdale Park urged Maryland’s top court Monday to overturn a ruling that the Prince George’s County town illegally discriminated against a Palestinian-American towing company owner in awarding a towing contract. Riverdale Park’s decision to bypass Mamoun Ashkar’s ...

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Md. high court will hear town’s appeal of national origin bias verdict (access required)

Maryland’s top court will consider whether a Prince George’s County town illegally discriminated against a Palestinian-American towing company owner in awarding a towing contract. The Court of Appeals on Wednesday agreed to hear Riverdale Park’s appeal of a lower court’s ...

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NIH’s security firm settles job bias claim for $1.6M (access required)

The National Institutes of Health’s security firm has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle a federal agency’s claim that it systematically harassed, discriminated and retaliated against employees born in Africa. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged MVM Inc. ...

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