CSL Plasma Agrees Not To Ban Donors Based On Gender Identity After LawsuitA national plasma donation company has agreed not to bar people from donating based on their gender identity after being sued by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights.
MN Dept. Of Human Rights: Brooklyn Center Police, Michaels Store Discriminated Against Black TeenagerA Minnesota Department of Human Rights investigation has determined that the Brooklyn Center Police Department and Michaels Stores, Inc. violated the state's civil rights law for racial discrimination in a 2019 incident involving the profiling of a 16-year-old Black boy and police's excessive use of force.
Minnesota Human Rights Dept. Settles With Businesses In Sexual Harassment CasesThe Minnesota Department of Human Rights announced settlements Tuesday in sexual harassment cases with three businesses, including the group that runs the state's Renaissance Fair.
Dept. Of Human Rights Settles With Eagan Company That Wouldn't Hire WomenThe discriminatory practice at Villaume Industries was discovered after an investigation began in 2019, according to officials.
MN Human Rights Dept. Reaches Settlement With Sartell Senior Living Facility Accused Of Racial DiscriminationThe Minnesota Department of Human Rights on Tuesday announced that a settlement has been reached with a Sartell assisted living facility accused of racial discrimination.
'Layers Of Accountability': Mayor Jacob Frey Signs Temporary Restraining Order Forcing Immediate Reforms In Mpls. Police Dept.Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has signed a temporary restraining order (TRO) with the state of Minnesota, which will force immediate policing reforms for the Minneapolis Police Department in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Minneapolis Police To Be Investigated By State Civil Rights DepartmentThe Minnesota Department of Human Rights announced Tuesday that it will begin an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department after filing a civil rights charge related to the death of George Floyd.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Tim Walz And Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan Launch Discrimination HelplineThe call line will be staffed Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Human Rights Dept., West Lutheran High School Reach Settlement Over Sex Assault AllegationsThe decree does not resolve any claims that the student may have against the school.
MN Dept Of Human Rights Joins Coalition To Tackle Pay DiscriminationThe Minnesota Department of Human Rights has joined a multi-state coalition in support of a lawsuit fighting for pay discrimination, it announced Monday. The coalition, headed by California, supports protecting demographic information "critical to ensuring equal pay," the department said.
MN Human Rights Dept. Sues West Lutheran H.S. For Permitting Student's Sexual AssaultThe human rights department says the school did not protect the student and retaliated against her by preventing her from returning for her tenth-grade year.
CSL Plasma Sued For Alleged Discrimination Against Transgender WomanMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has filed a lawsuit against a national plasma donation company for barring a transgender woman from giving.
Study: Minn. Students Of Color Twice As Likely To Be Suspended, ExpelledMinnesota students of color are twice as likely as their white classmates to be kicked out of school.
Jack Link's To Pay $50K To Former Minnesota EmployeeBeef jerky maker Jack Link's has agreed to pay $50,000 to a former employee who quit after working several months at a Mankato facility because her supervisor made repeated sexual advances toward her.
Woman Urges Workplace Sexual Harassment Victims To Speak UpA Twin Cities woman says a man she sat next to at work sexually harassed her for months. Kathy is now suing Det-Tronics, a manufacturing company based in Bloomington. She says her bosses didn't do enough to get the man to stop.