Thursday, January 22, 2015

Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory settles race and sex discrimination case with US Labor Department

Two former employees will receive nearly $360K in back wages and damages
BALTIMORE — The Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University will pay $359,253 to settle allegations of discrimination made by two African American women who were employed at its Laurel, Md. facility. An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs determined that the lab violated Executive Order 11246, which prohibits federal contractors from discriminating in employment on the basis of race or sex.

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