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Survey shows 30 percent of female doctors face harassment

Maryland patients may be interested to learn that harassment and sexual discrimination is common in both medicine and science. A study that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed that approximately 30 percent of professional female doctors reported that they have been sexually harassed. In comparison, 4 percent of male doctors reported being victims of such behavior.

EEOC issues fact sheet on transgender employees

Maryland companies should be aware that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued a fact sheet on workplace discrimination against transgender employees. The agency states that it is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and that federal law supersedes contrary state law in these types of matters.

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