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Understanding pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

There are numerous state and federal laws in place that are designed to protect the rights of Minnesota workers. This includes protection against various forms of discrimination such as gender discrimination, race discrimination, disability discrimination and more. Pregnancy discrimination is another way in which employee rights can be violated. According to a report in the Grand Forks Herald, employees in both Minnesota and North Dakota continue to face this form of discrimination.

Understanding pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

There are numerous state and federal laws in place that are designed to protect the rights of Minnesota workers. This includes protection against various forms of discrimination such as gender discrimination, race discrimination, disability discrimination and more. Pregnancy discrimination is another way in which employee rights can be violated. According to a report in the Grand Forks Herald, employees in both Minnesota and North Dakota continue to face this form of discrimination.

EEOC files disability discrimination lawsuit against AutoZone

In 1965, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was established in order to prevent employers from discriminating against workers or potential employees because of their color, race or national origin. Since that time, the EEOC has also extended its protection against discrimination based on a variety of personal factors including gender, age, religion and sexual orientation. When an employee feels like he has been discriminated against, he can file a complaint with the EEOC.

EEOC files disability discrimination lawsuit against AutoZone

In 1965, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was established in order to prevent employers from discriminating against workers or potential employees because of their color, race or national origin. Since that time, the EEOC has also extended its protection against discrimination based on a variety of personal factors including gender, age, religion and sexual orientation. When an employee feels like he has been discriminated against, he can file a complaint with the EEOC.

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.

Woman settles disability discrimination lawsuit against county

Both federal and state laws ensure certain employee rights for workers in Minneapolis, and throughout the U.S. Among these rights, employees are protected from workplace discrimination, including biases based on age, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

Woman settles disability discrimination lawsuit against county

Both federal and state laws ensure certain employee rights for workers in Minneapolis, and throughout the U.S. Among these rights, employees are protected from workplace discrimination, including biases based on age, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

Major disability discrimination suit ends in minor award

Workers’ rights advocates, attorneys and victims in Minnesota and around the country applauded a recent court ruling in one of the largest, and most disturbing, discrimination cases to arise in recent history. That federal disability discrimination lawsuit involved 32 victims and resulted in jurors awarding a groundbreaking sum of damages. And while the ruling served to expose the gross injustice the victims had endured for years at the hands of their employer, the legality of the settlement figure ultimately did not stand.

Major disability discrimination suit ends in minor award

Workers’ rights advocates, attorneys and victims in Minnesota and around the country applauded a recent court ruling in one of the largest, and most disturbing, discrimination cases to arise in recent history. That federal disability discrimination lawsuit involved 32 victims and resulted in jurors awarding a groundbreaking sum of damages. And while the ruling served to expose the gross injustice the victims had endured for years at the hands of their employer, the legality of the settlement figure ultimately did not stand.