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EEOC sues Baltimore auto dealership alleging gender bias, retaliation

Last September, Jessica Dotterweich says, she discovered she was being paid less than fellow dispatcher Nathan Brown at Jerry’s Chevrolet Inc. in Baltimore and asked her employer why. She was fired a week later, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ...

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Supreme Court declines ex-Md. officer’s First Amendment appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a former Maryland Natural Resources Police officer’s claims he was fired in retaliation for exercising his constitutional right to speak in criticizing an MNRP captain’s behavior and was denied his statutory right ...

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Frosh urges justices to decline ex-Md. officer’s First Amendment appeal

Maryland’s attorney general Wednesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear a former state Natural Resources Police officer’s claims he was fired in retaliation for exercising his constitutional right to speak in criticizing an MNRP captain’s behavior and denied ...

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Justices show interest in ex-Md. officer’s First Amendment appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has shown interest in hearing a former Maryland Natural Resources Police officer’s claims he was fired in retaliation for exercising his constitutional right to speak in criticizing an MNRP captain’s behavior and denied his statutory right ...

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

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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Judge permits harassment claim against University of Maryland to proceed

A researcher’s claim of sexual harassment and retaliation by her University of Maryland supervisor will proceed toward trial against the school after a federal judge this week rejected the university’s argument that the alleged victim worked not for its medical ...

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Retired DNR police officer claims captain caused firing from civilian job

A retired Maryland Natural Resources Police officer has filed suit against the department, alleging he was fired from his civilian employee position in retaliation for exercising his First Amendment rights. Norris Paul Carey Jr., who retired from MNRP in 2013 ...

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EEOC alleges manufacturer fired employee who complained of harassment

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a federal lawsuit against a Havre de Grace plastics manufacturing company, alleging it fired a temporary worker after she complained of sexual harassment. Carrie Vargas was assigned by a temporary employment agency to ...

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