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 ...Read More »
Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has joined more than a dozen other states and Washington, D.C., in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to read federal civil-rights law broadly to prohibit job discrimination on the basis on sexual orientation. “The ...Read More »
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. ...Read More »
The National Institutes of Health’s security firm systematically harassed and discriminated against employees born in Africa, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt. Since 2013, MVM Inc. has subjected ...Read More »
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission must pay nearly $1 million in attorney’s fees for continuing to pursue a race discrimination claim after becoming well aware of the “incredibly shoddy work” of its expert witness, a federal judge in Greenbelt has ruled.Read More »
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.Read More »
A black job applicant’s failure to allege specifically that she was rejected in favor of less qualified white candidates for two Maryland State Highway Administration positions warranted dismissal of her job discrimination complaint, a divided federal appeals court has ruled.
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