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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.

NBA employee files discrimination lawsuit against team

Because all people living in Minnesota have a race, sex and national origin, everyone is covered by the Human Rights Act. The Act protects people against discrimination based on a variety of personal characteristics including color, religion and marital status. It is illegal to discriminate against a person based on these characteristics.

NBA employee files discrimination lawsuit against team

Because all people living in Minnesota have a race, sex and national origin, everyone is covered by the Human Rights Act. The Act protects people against discrimination based on a variety of personal characteristics including color, religion and marital status. It is illegal to discriminate against a person based on these characteristics.

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office subject of EEOC investigation

There are some career fields that have been historically dominated by one sex or the other. Although most of those professions now allow the employment of both men and women, there are still some workplaces and jobs in which those old discriminatory lines have not been erased. For employers who condone, or do nothing to stop, workplace discrimination this can result in legal issues should an employee choose to file a complaint.

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office subject of EEOC investigation

There are some career fields that have been historically dominated by one sex or the other. Although most of those professions now allow the employment of both men and women, there are still some workplaces and jobs in which those old discriminatory lines have not been erased. For employers who condone, or do nothing to stop, workplace discrimination this can result in legal issues should an employee choose to file a complaint.

Restaurant chain sued by EEOC, accused of race discrimination

Employers in the Twin Cities certainly have the ability to hire whomever they feel is the best candidate for a job. There are, however, federal laws in place that prevent not hiring an applicant due to some form of discrimination. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and other employment laws protect workers from all types of workplace discrimination, including that based on race, sexual orientation or any other number of biases.

Restaurant chain sued by EEOC, accused of race discrimination

Employers in the Twin Cities certainly have the ability to hire whomever they feel is the best candidate for a job. There are, however, federal laws in place that prevent not hiring an applicant due to some form of discrimination. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and other employment laws protect workers from all types of workplace discrimination, including that based on race, sexual orientation or any other number of biases.

Major company's memo illustrates blatant race discrimination

As many employers and workers in Minnesota know, promoting awareness and compassion among all employees is an important step to guaranteeing a discrimination-free work environment. However, efforts to create a productive and healthy workplace can only be truly effective if they are sincere and unbiased. If not, the very steps intended to encourage neutrality may actually reinforce prejudice. Unfortunately, some employees of a leading retailer may have been singled out by misguided efforts to inhibit race discrimination.

Major company's memo illustrates blatant race discrimination

As many employers and workers in Minnesota know, promoting awareness and compassion among all employees is an important step to guaranteeing a discrimination-free work environment. However, efforts to create a productive and healthy workplace can only be truly effective if they are sincere and unbiased. If not, the very steps intended to encourage neutrality may actually reinforce prejudice. Unfortunately, some employees of a leading retailer may have been singled out by misguided efforts to inhibit race discrimination.