Dimensions Healthcare to pay $125K to settle sex discrimination suit

Dimensions Healthcare System has agreed to pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that alleged the company denied a promotion to an employee because she took several months of maternity leave. The EEOC filed suit on behalf of Cassandra Crawford last year in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, claiming …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/12/30/dimensions-healthcare-settles-sex-discrimination-lawsuit/

Growing number of Americans are retiring outside the US

  Newly widowed, Kay McCowen quit her job, sold her house, applied for Social Security and retired to Mexico. It was a move she and her husband, Mel, had discussed before he passed away in 2012. “I wanted to find a place where I could afford to live off my Social Security,” she said. “The …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/12/30/growing-number-of-americans-are-retiring-outside-the-us/

Here are 5 questions to ask yourself at the end of the year

The end of each year is generally a good time to reflect on the year that has passed and focus on the year that is to come. I have adopted, modified and incorporated an end-of-year process that I learned from the Army.  The process is called an After Action Review, commonly referred to as an …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/12/30/here-are-5-questions-to-ask-yourself-at-the-end-of-the-year/

HOURLY/CONTRACT ATTORNEY

Busy Anne Arundel County law office seeks an hourly/contract attorney with the opportunity to increase to salary/full-time.  Ideal candidate must have a minimum of five (5) years experience in domestic litigation, courtroom experience along with excellent writing and organizational skills.  Circuit and District Courts in surrounding counties.  Applicant must provide resume, references and salary requirements. …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/12/30/hourlycontract-attorney/

UMd., UMB part of new pharmaceutical research, manufacturing effort

The University of Maryland, College Park and University of Maryland, Baltimore will be partners in a new institute to advance U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing, supported by a $250 million investment.

The creation of the National Institute for Innovation of Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals was announced by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker this month. A team of more than 150 companies, educational institutions — including the two Maryland universities — nonprofits and state governments…

from http://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/news/2016/12/30/umd-umb-to-participate-in-new-pharmaceutical.html?ana=RSS%26s=article_search
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Insurers seek to deny coverage to Yeardley Love’s killer

Insurance companies for George Huguely V, convicted in 2012 of murdering fellow University of Virginia student Yeardley Love, are asking a federal judge to allow them to decline to defend Huguely or cover any damages from the civil suit filed by Love’s mother because he has not cooperated with their investigators and his conduct falls outside …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/12/30/yeardley-love-lawsuit-insurance-motions/

Hogan appoints Lewis to vacant Baltimore legislative seat

Gov. Larry Hogan Friday appointed Robbyn Lewis to the House of Delegates to fill a vacated seat in the 46th district in Baltimore City. The official appointment by the governor follows the recommendation of the Baltimore City Democratic Central Committee. Lewis replaces Pete Hammen, who left the state legislature after taking a position in Baltimore …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2016/12/30/hogan-appoints-lewis-to-vacant-baltimore-legislative-seat/