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

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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Former Md. state police sergeant sues over alleged discrimination

A former Maryland State Police sergeant has filed a federal lawsuit against the agency, alleging she lost benefits when she was forced to retire early after complaining of gender discrimination and harassment. Sheila Breck began working for the state police ...

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Lawsuit against Talbot County schools alleges discrimination, retaliation

A former Talbot County school manager has filed a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit against the county school system, alleging he was fired after he complained that his supervisor frequently harassed him and used “racially derogatory” language to intimidate him. Barry ...

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Former Bowie State professor files $300K lawsuit against university

A former Bowie State University assistant professor has filed a $300,000 lawsuit against the school, alleging her superiors tried to deny her tenure and ultimately led her to resign in retaliation for her advocacy on behalf of women and minority ...

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Md. appellate court throws out $830K verdict for former Lockheed employee

The state’s intermediate appellate court has overturned an $830,000 jury verdict awarded to a former Lockheed Martin employee who sued the company for retaliation, alleging he was fired because he had complained about a poor performance review. The Court of ...

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Former Prince George’s police officer sues for retaliation

A former Prince George’s County police officer claims his supervisor retaliated against him for reporting misconduct by instructing members of his squad to ignore the officer’s calls for backup, potentially endangering his life. The alleged retaliation against Officer Kevin Butterworth ...

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Single incident can create hostile work environment, 4th Circuit rules in O.C. case

A single incident of on-the-job harassment – if “extremely serious” – can leave an employer liable for having a hostile work environment, a federal appeals court has ruled in reviving a lawsuit brought by a black Ocean City waitress who claims she was fired after complaining of being called a “porch monkey” by a white supervisor.

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