Beth Bertelson quoted in the Star Tribune

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 […]

Her sexual harassment case would make legal history

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 […]

EEOC Announces $450,000 Sexual Harassment Settlement

The EEOC issued a press release announcing a $450,000 settlement for female workers who were physically and verbally harassed at a potato packing company: EEOC Press Release, October 7, 2015 DENVER – Two potato packing companies will pay $450,000 and furnish other relief to settle a lawsuit for sexual harassment and retaliation brought by the […]

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Beth E. Bertelson

Beth E. Bertelson is the founder of Bertelson Law Office. Beth has significant experience as an employment law litigator. She has also served on the Executive Board for the Minnesota division of NELA and the MSBA Labor and Employment Law Section. Certified as a specialist in labor and employment law by the Minnesota State Bar Association, […]

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Bertelson Law Office—Committed to protecting employees rights. At Bertelson Law Office we are committed to protecting employee rights. We provide our clients with a combination of strong advocacy, extensive experience in employment law, and a commitment to preserving their integrity while pursuing their legal goals. Because we practice exclusively in employment law, we understand that […]

What is Sexual Harrassment?

Sexual harassment of an individual is prohibited by state and federal laws. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 establishes that employers may not discriminate on the basis of sex, and that sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination. Any number of actions may constitute sexual harassment. The federal agency charged with […]

Workplace Laws

In recent years, courts and legislatures have dramatically changed the employer-employee relationship. These changes have caused confusion for both employers and employees. We have provided some information in the form of frequently asked questions below, as well as information on how the Bertelson Law Office can help you with your specific employment needs. What is […]