Tag Archives: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Welcome to our Summer 2012 Interns!

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director — Complaint Investigations Unit The Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights hosts an intern program comprised of law students, undergraduate students, and high school students. The purpose of the program is to build partnerships in the … Continue reading

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Gender Identity Stereotyping Now Illegal under Federal Law

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director – Complaint Investigations There has been a momentous change in the interpretation of federal law: as a result, you can now file a federal sexual orientation or gender identity discrimination claim. This April, the U.S. Equal … Continue reading

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Minneapolis is Now Accepting Charges Against Wal-Mart

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director – Complaint Investigations Are you a woman working (or who previously worked) for Wal-Mart, earning disproportional pay as male coworkers? Did you miss some of the nuisances of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in … Continue reading

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The City of Minneapolis Will Continue to Accept and File Civil Rights Complaints during the State Government Shutdown

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director – Complaint Investigations Did you know that you can still file a civil rights complaint with the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department during the state government shutdown? Well, in the past few days, several individuals … Continue reading

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