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Md. House considers removing arbitration clauses for sexual harassment claims

With the rise of the #MeToo movement and heightened awareness about sexual harassment in the workplace, the General Assembly is weighing bills that would outlaw provisions in an employment contract or policy waiving the right to a legal remedy for ...

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Security firm harassed female guards in Woodlawn, EEOC claims

A private security firm for the U.S. Social Security Administration in Woodlawn maintained a sexually hostile work environment and fired one of its guards who complained about it, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged in a lawsuit filed Thursday. ...

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Federal lawsuit alleges harassment, retaliation by Baltimore transportation employees

A Baltimore County woman has filed suit against Baltimore city, claiming she faced workplace sexual harassment by a supervisor in the Department of Transportation and retaliation after she reported the alleged behavior. Rhonda Knox, a transportation enforcement supervisor, was subjected to “heinous ...

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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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Multimillion-dollar settlement reached in Baltimore housing sex-for-repairs case

The lawyer representing women who said maintenance workers demanded sex from them in exchange for basic repairs at public housing units in Baltimore says a settlement of at least $6 million has been reached. Cary J. Hansel said at a ...

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Prince George’s County schools face $500K sexual harassment lawsuit

A Prince George’s County middle school social worker is suing the board of education for $500,000, alleging she experienced retaliation after reporting a colleague had sexually harassed and assaulted her. Crystal Ballinger was on a staff retreat with her former ...

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