Wrongfully Terminated MN Employees Get Jury Trial
By Joshua A. Newville, Attorney, on July 14, 2014
Posted in Age Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA), Minnesota State District Court, Pregnancy Discrimination, Race Discrimination, Religious Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Wrongful Termination
In just a few short weeks, an amendment to the Minnesota Human Rights Act (“MHRA”) that will provide a right to a jury trial for claims arising under that law will go into effect.
The MHRA prohibits discrimination and retaliation for opposing such discrimination in a variety of contexts, including public and private employment, housing, education, public accommodation, and more. Protected classes under the MHRA include race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, status with regarding to public assistance, sexual orientation, and age. (more…)