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Minnesota editorial calls for better discrimination protections

A recent Minnesota editorial questioned whether the civil rights protections afforded to women in this state -- as well as the courts interpreting those legal protections -- are better than a neighboring state's record. The editorial was specifically referring to a case where that state's highest court determined that an employer's decision to terminate a female worker, solely on the ground that he feared his openly expressed attraction to her would result in infidelity to his wife, did not constitute sexual discrimination under state law.

Minnesota editorial calls for better discrimination protections

A recent Minnesota editorial questioned whether the civil rights protections afforded to women in this state -- as well as the courts interpreting those legal protections -- are better than a neighboring state's record. The editorial was specifically referring to a case where that state's highest court determined that an employer's decision to terminate a female worker, solely on the ground that he feared his openly expressed attraction to her would result in infidelity to his wife, did not constitute sexual discrimination under state law.

Minnesota domestic violence victims might face discrimination

Minnesota readers are likely aware of the potential fiscal cliff facing Congress, as it deliberates over the federal budget. As funding for various projects is reviewed and debated, at least one editorial in a Minnesota newspaper urged lawmakers to continue to provide funding to support the protections offered by the Violence Against Women Act.

Minnesota domestic violence victims might face discrimination

Minnesota readers are likely aware of the potential fiscal cliff facing Congress, as it deliberates over the federal budget. As funding for various projects is reviewed and debated, at least one editorial in a Minnesota newspaper urged lawmakers to continue to provide funding to support the protections offered by the Violence Against Women Act.