NP

Neaton & Puklich, P.L.L.P.

952-314-5779 Or Toll Free 877-813-4764 For A Free Initial Consultation
Jump To Services.

March 2014 Archives

Former employee awarded over $500,000 in discrimination lawsuit

In the state of Minnesota, it is illegal to discriminate based on disability. This applies to a variety of situations including education, employment, business, housing and public services. Disability discrimination may occur when the person is treated unfairly because of his or her disability. It is important to realize though that not all unfair acts are necessarily illegal.

Former employee awarded over $500,000 in discrimination lawsuit

In the state of Minnesota, it is illegal to discriminate based on disability. This applies to a variety of situations including education, employment, business, housing and public services. Disability discrimination may occur when the person is treated unfairly because of his or her disability. It is important to realize though that not all unfair acts are necessarily illegal.

Gay vice principal sues Catholic school after being fired

In Minnesota, if an employee has been discriminated against because of his or her sexual orientation, and can prove it, he or she may be entitled to compensation and may be able to be reinstated if fired and receive back pay. However, there are exceptions to this rule under bona fide occupational qualifications (BFOQ). A BFOQ allows employers to consider certain qualities or attributes in potential employees when deciding who to hire or retain. These considerations could be considered discriminatory in other situations.

Gay vice principal sues Catholic school after being fired

In Minnesota, if an employee has been discriminated against because of his or her sexual orientation, and can prove it, he or she may be entitled to compensation and may be able to be reinstated if fired and receive back pay. However, there are exceptions to this rule under bona fide occupational qualifications (BFOQ). A BFOQ allows employers to consider certain qualities or attributes in potential employees when deciding who to hire or retain. These considerations could be considered discriminatory in other situations.

Starbucks employee sues boss for sexual harassment

When a person goes to work in Chaska, Minnesota, he or she has the right to do so without worrying about the possibility of being harassed or abused in any way. Sexual harassment has become an especially worrisome issue in recent years, but all too often it goes unreported because victims worry about losing their jobs. Sexual harassment can include verbal or physical harassment that is sexual in nature along with unwanted sexual advances and asking for sexual favors, especially when a job advancement or other employee perk is offered in exchange.

Starbucks employee sues boss for sexual harassment

When a person goes to work in Chaska, Minnesota, he or she has the right to do so without worrying about the possibility of being harassed or abused in any way. Sexual harassment has become an especially worrisome issue in recent years, but all too often it goes unreported because victims worry about losing their jobs. Sexual harassment can include verbal or physical harassment that is sexual in nature along with unwanted sexual advances and asking for sexual favors, especially when a job advancement or other employee perk is offered in exchange.

Former basketball coach sues university for breach of contract

When an employee excels at a job in Chaska, Minnesota, he or she is typically rewarded with recognition, raises and other perks. However, for one employee of a University, doing well at her job could not prevent her from being fired.

Former basketball coach sues university for breach of contract

When an employee excels at a job in Chaska, Minnesota, he or she is typically rewarded with recognition, raises and other perks. However, for one employee of a University, doing well at her job could not prevent her from being fired.