This afternoon, Sen. Julianne Ortman, R-Chanhassan, joined 13 other senators in voting against Women's Economic Security Act. The bill passed by a 51-14 margin and now heads to conference committee.We wouldn't single out Ortman's if it wasn't for the fact that just last week the U.S. Senate hopeful ... More >>
Shannon Gibney, a 38-year-old professor at the Minneapolis Community and Technical College, received a formal reprimand from the school's vice president of academic affairs for the way she handled a discussion of structural racism in her Intro to Mass Communication course. SEE ALSO: "Geography of Ha ... More >>
The federal government is suing Davis Typewriter Company, an office supply and furniture store in Worthington, saying it failed to fix "a sexually hostile work environment" after a manager was caught videotaping another employee. SEE ALSO: Kenneth Kratz, sexting DA, claims immunity from sexual haras ... More >>
:::: UPDATE :::: National Labor Relations Board finds merit with fired Chicago Lakes Liquor workers' caseNearly two months after they were fired, the Chicago Lake Five still expect to return to work at the busy south Minneapolis liquor store.SEE ALSO: Fired Chicago Lake Liquors workers create websit ... More >>
Last year, 17.7 percent of blacks living in the Twin Cities were unemployed. That's significantly down from 21 percent in 2010, but still high enough to earn our metro a dubious distinction -- the unemployment gap between blacks and whites in the Twin Cities is higher than any other major metro in t ... More >>
mmtzjr69outThe dust has settled in the wake of the 2010 elections, and the hot white glare on Target's controversial support for anti-gay Republican Tom Emmer's gubernatorial campaign has faded. But FEC records show that the Target political action committee kept up its donations to anti-ga ... More >>
Schwan's is being forced to release records related to a discrimination clam filed by a former employee.
The governor pisses off a national transgender rights organization with his assertion that little kids are going to be "confused" because of legislation he once signed.
Before Coleen Rowley, another whistleblower rose from the ranks of the Minneapolis FBI division. Retired agent Jane Turner talks at length for the first time about the Bureau's good old boy management culture--and how it goes about silencing its internal
Employees say Northwest Airlines works harder to avoid discrimination lawsuits than it does to stop bigotry
Kenneth White and the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights take some more flak
Fifty years ago Minneapolis launched a program to stamp out discrimination. Now many of the dream's supporters doubt the city's civil-rights agencies are equal to the task.
Jean Sandberg asked her post-office bosses to put a stop to the penis jokes and the wet T-shirt invitations. They sent her complaint to the dead-letter office.
A spat in Minneapolis's Civil Rights department re-ignites a feud
Gordon Guptil nearly lost his life in his Star Tribune delivery truck. Then he lost his job.
What is it about Ted Canova that keeps drawing fire from women at WCCO-TV?
A veteran cop's race discrimination suit against the St. Paul Police Department raises old questions and new tensions.
For 17 years Larry Blackwell has been incurring the wrath of Minneapolis officials in his position as city affirmative action director.