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Baltimore County Pays Former Landfill Employee $30,000 for Racist Language


Jonathan Glynn, a former Baltimore County landfill employee, alleged that the acting landfill manager, James Dawson, “routinely” used racist language, “made derogatory racial jokes and slurs about black people” in 2012 and 2013 and moved him to a different work location in retaliation.

According to the ruling, the county fostered a hostile work environment and Gwynn received a wrongful retaliatory demotion. As part of a federal lawsuit, Baltimore County will pay Glynn $30,000.

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