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Court of Appeals revives fight over breach of condo contract

The Court of Appeals has given K. Hovnanian Homes another chance to defend itself against claims that one of its units breached a contract at the Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole. The project’s developer, a limited liability entity created by ...

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Gender discrimination claim against Norfolk Southern settles for $60K

Norfolk Southern Railway Co. has agreed to pay $60,000 to an employee who said she was discriminated against because of her gender. Kathryn Class said she was unfairly removed from training to become a yardmaster because she would have become ...

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Taverns’ pay deal on hold as judge looks into legal fees

A judge in Baltimore has held up the $115,000 settlement of a labor lawsuit against a Federal Hill tavern owner because the portion earmarked for the plaintiffs’ lawyer — $100,000 — was not well-documented and “likely not reasonable.” Judge Richard ...

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JPMorgan pays $211M to settle bid-rigging charges

WASHINGTON — JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay $211 million after admitting one of its divisions rigged dozens of bidding competitions to win business from state and local governments. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC made at least 93 secret ...

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Baltimore tavern owner settles with former employees in tip-pooling case

South Baltimore bar owner Jason Zink has agreed to pay $115,000 to settle litigation brought by five of his former employees, according to settlement papers filed Tuesday in federal court. The fact of a pretrial resolution was known a month ...

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Black employee awarded $1.65M for wrongful termination

A former high-ranking employee of Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission has won a $1.65 million verdict for his wrongful termination in 2005. A Prince George’s County Circuit Court jury found on Tuesday that Allen W. Cartwright Jr., a black man, had ...

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Denny’s to pay $1.3M to former employees

Denny’s has agreed to pay $1.3 million to dozens of former employees as part of a consent decree that requires the restaurant chain to overhaul its corporate policies regarding people with disabilities. The settlement, signed by U.S. District Court Judge ...

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