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

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh successfully argued that not every criticism of a person holding a position of public trust addresses a matter of public concern. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

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

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen as arguments are heard about the Affordable Care Act Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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

If he wins a second term, President Donald Trump could become the first president to appoint more than two justices since Ronald Reagan in the 1980s. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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

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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

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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

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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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Baltimore County restaurant to pay $200K to settle sexual harassment suit

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A Baltimore County restaurant has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation class action lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency has announced. The EEOC alleged the owner of the Windsor Inn sexually ...

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