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Elkton To Pay $235K In Age Discrimination Lawsuit

The town of Elkton has agreed to pay $235,000 to settle an age discrimination lawsuit brought on behalf of a former assistant town manager.

10/22/2012

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Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

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U.S., Baltimore County Settle Discrimination Lawsuit

Baltimore County has agreed to pay $475,000 to settle a workplace discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Justice Department.

08/07/2012

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Former Teacher Sues Anne Arundel Schools For $8M

A former Anne Arundel County teacher has filed an age-discrimination lawsuit against the school system, saying she was bypassed for promotion in favor of younger teachers.

05/05/2012

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DOJ Investigating Hiring Of African-Americans In Baltimore County

The U.S. Justice Department is investigating possible racial discrimination in hiring by police and fire departments in Baltimore County.

02/22/2012

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Baltimore County Council Approves Transgender Rights Bill

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.

02/21/2012

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Judge Hears Case Over Md. Funding Of Black Schools

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.

01/03/2012

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Howard County Council Passes Gender Identity Law

The Howard County Council has adopted a measure prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity and expression.

12/06/2011

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Israeli Hotel Visit Prompts Discrimination Suit

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.

08/30/2011

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NAACP Asks For Probe Of Anne Arundel Police

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.

07/12/2011

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Verizon To Pay $20M To Settle Discrimination Suit

Verizon will pay $20 million to resolve a lawsuit over its treatment of disabled employees who missed work as a result of their disability.

07/06/2011

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Supreme Court Sides With Wal-Mart In Discrimination Lawsuit

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.

06/20/2011

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