Minnesota law prohibits discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations, public services, education, credit, and business based on protected class, such as: race, religion, disability, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, and gender identity. 

Discrimination occurs when an employer (or other entity) has taken adverse action against an employee (or tenant, student, or member of the public) because that person belongs to a protected class. 

Adverse actions in the employment context are those that have a materially adverse impact on a person’s employment.  Examples include pay disparities, refusal to hire, denial of a promotion, reduction of supervisory responsibility, exclusion from management meetings, demotion and termination. Mere inconvenience is not actionable.

If you feel you have suffered discrimination, contact us and we’ll evaluate your situation at no cost.