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  • Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act

    Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration settled a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to ensure hiring follows rules that forbid asking most job candidates to take medical exams.
  • Everyone their own editor

    Many of you have seen that the Gannett newspapers are in the throes of a reorganization, cutting the staffs,* and creating ludicrous titles for the remnant.  One goal appears to be the elimination of Gannett's remaining copy editors, in the interest...

    Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees

    Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees
    In a reversal of state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans. The change quietly went...

    County ban on sweets based on fat bigotry [Letter]

    Ulman and Kromm's assertion that obesity causes "a strain on the economy" from increased health care costs is false. Poor diet, lack of exercise, stress, inadequate access to health care and certainly poverty most of all adversely affect health and...

    Construction: a boys club [Commentary]

    Construction: a boys club [Commentary]
    Harassment, intimidation and sabotage are a major reason why women do not enter or remain in jobs in the construction industry, according to a provocative and hard hitting study on women in construction by the National Women's Law Center. Women are...