April 24, 2020 / 10:21 PM / a month ago

Baltimore County pays $5.4 mln to settle EEOC age bias claims

Baltimore County on Friday agreed to pay $5.4 million to settle a long-running lawsuit claiming it discriminated against older employees by requiring them to contribute a higher percentage of their salaries to a pension plan.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the county, which denied wrongdoing, filed a joint consent decree in federal court in Maryland ending the 2007 lawsuit. More than 2,000 county employees will receive payouts under the deal.

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