Monthly Archives: August 2011

Fourth Circuit Revives Sexual Harassment Case

The Fourth Circuit recently overturned a decision dismissing the sexual harassment claim of a former Baltimore City employee, Katrina Okoli.  Contrary to the trial court, the Court of Appeals first decided that the behavior of the supervisor created a hostile work environment.  The behavior ranged from touching, sharing his fantasies of sex in a Jacuzzi,...
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When Company Confidentiality Conflicts with Pay Claims

The Maryland federal district court just ruled on a claim by workers who were fired after making claims that they were not being paid appropriately.  (Randolph v. ADT Security Services, Inc.) The employees filed claims with the State of Maryland, which requested backup documentation to support the charges that their employer, ADT Security Services, was not...
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