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Md. high court will hear town’s appeal of national origin bias verdict

The Court of Appeals builiding in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

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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M&T Bank violated ADA’s accommodation duty, judge rules

M&T Bank has maintained its regional dominance in SBA lending, the bank’s officials say. (File photo)

M&T Bank violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to provide the reasonable accommodation of reassignment for a Baltimore branch manager after she took short-term disability leave during her complicated pregnancy, a federal judge has ruled. But U.S. District ...

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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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