The U.S. Justice Department is investigating possible racial discrimination in hiring by police and fire departments in Baltimore County.
The Baltimore County Council approves a controversial measure protecting transgender people from discrimination. The bill was brought on by a high-profile attack on a transgender woman at McDonald’s.
Attorneys arguing that Maryland’s history of racially-segregated higher education is ongoing used decades-old state reports to try to make their point as a federal trial began Tuesday.
The Howard County Council has adopted a measure prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity and expression.
A Muslim hotel valet at one of Washington’s most exclusive hotels has sued his employer, claiming he was barred from working on floors occupied last year by a visiting Israeli delegation.
The Anne Arundel County branch of the NAACP is asking for a Justice Department to probe into the hiring and disciplinary practices of the county’s police department, saying black officers have reported disparate treatment.
Verizon will pay $20 million to resolve a lawsuit over its treatment of disabled employees who missed work as a result of their disability.
The Supreme Court sides with Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest employer, in a class action lawsuit launched by women who work there. The ruling could set a precedent for all big companies.
A U.S. District Court jury has denied a woman’s claim of sexual harassment and gender discrimination during Hagerstown Police Department training.
More than 20,000 Marylanders are living in nursing homes. One survey finds almost a quarter of them don’t think they need to be there, but they feel trapped.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller says the chances of a measure aimed at preventing discrimination against transgender residents passing in the Senate are “next to none.”
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has shelved a yearlong investigation into possible gender discrimination in college admissions.