Shannon Miller: Discrimination victim? Or an overpaid college coach? City Pages, Thursday, March 15, 2018 by David Clarey On December 9, 2014, University of Minnesota Duluth’s women’s hockey head coach Shannon Miller was informed her contract would not be renewed. That year the school was facing a $6 million budget deficit, and in public statements […]
Keillor case tests blurry legal lines surrounding workplace relationships Sexual banter between workers, supervisors is minefield, lawyers say. Star Tribune, March 12, 2018 By Jeff Meitrodt For two years, Garrison Keillor exchanged flirtatious e-mails and texts with a female staffer, sharing personal thoughts and fantasies in discussions that sometimes turned erotic. Keillor maintains that the […]
Moldenhauer, for an on behalf of herself and other persons similarly situated, v. Honeywell International, Inc., Court File No., 18-cv-00126 (U.S. District of Minnesota). On January 18, 2018, we filed a Complaint against Honeywell International, Inc. (Honeywell) in U.S. District Court of Minnesota alleging a violation of age discrimination laws. The named plaintiff, a Supplier […]
Star Tribune article published Sunday, February 18, 2018, highlights issues with noncompete agreements in employment: Although sometimes called different things, a noncompete agreement is essentially a contract under which an employee agrees not to compete with the old employer for period of time and maybe in a geographic area after leaving the job. Practices vary around the […]
“We are all one human race, destined for greatness. Let us live together in peace and love in a Beloved Community.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Taken from The Lily News, October 16, 2017 Adapted from a story by The Washington Post’s DeNeen L. Brown. In 1978, Mechelle Vinson filed a lawsuit against her supervisor that redefined sexual harassment in the workplace. Vinson had worked at the Capital City Federal Savings Bank in Washington for four years before being fired. During that […]
This is an interesting article from the New York Times on the cost of devaluing women: But in the dizzying past few weeks, as this crucial moment of reckoning on sexual harassment continues, it’s clear that the harassment I was subjected to is not in the past. . . What we are only beginning to recognize is […]
If you have been the victim of sexual harassment in the workplace, feel free to give us a call, 612-278-9832. Women protested sexual abuse and harassment Sunday in 11 French cities under the #MeToo banner in the wake of mounting allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Star Tribune article outlines obstacles baby boomers face during job searches: http://ow.ly/5AFT30gdHKz Our office reviews severance packages. If you were terminated and offered a severance package, feel free to give us a call.
Interesting article on age discrimination in the workplace: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-na-pol-age-discrimination-trends-20170626-htmlstory.html In job ads, some employers have begun listing “digital native” as a requirement for the position. The term, many say, is a “code word” for young workers who have grown up with technology and will be able to use new systems with ease. This term plays into […]