Minnesota and federal laws protect employees from discrimination. Employers may not discriminate against employees on the basis of pregnancy, religion, age, gender, disability, or race, among others.
If a woman is treated differently or negatively because of being pregnant, recently have a child, or a defect from giving birth, she is being discriminated against based on pregnancy. Learn more.
Minnesota law requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for an employee’s religious beliefs. Learn more.
An employer is liable for age discrimination if the employee is able to prove that there was an intentional action because of age. Learn more.
An employer might take a variety of different actions for reasons that might constitute gender discrimination. Learn more.
The law protects employees from discrimination because of a physical handicap or disability. Learn more.
According to Minnesota law, everyone is protected against discrimination in employment. Discrimination at work can occur in the hiring process, in the work environment or in unfair termination. If you feel that you are being discriminated against at work or in the interview process, you should contact an attorney immediately to determine your options. Learn more.
The EEOC is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or employee based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or if they complain, file charges, or take part in an investigation of any of those things.