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Pet waste removal company settles pregnancy bias claim in Rockville

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission headquarters and Washington Field Office. (Wikimedia Commons / AgnosticPreachersKid / “Woodward_and_Lothrop_Service_Warehouse” / CC BY-SA 3.0

A pet waste removal company will pay a former employee $40,000 in settlement of a federal lawsuit alleging it fired the woman from its Rockville facility because she was pregnant. DoodyCalls Inc. admitted no wrongdoing in agreeing to settle with ...

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Pregnancy bias claim can proceed against Baltimore company, judge says

U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar, chief judge of the U.S. District Court of Maryland, sits in his chambers in Baltimore. (The Daily Record / Heather Cobun)

A federal judge has permitted a woman to pursue a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against Baltimore-based MET Laboratories Inc., saying a jury question exists as to whether the company validly fired her for lying on her time reports or illegally terminated ...

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