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Hostile Work Environments in Minnesota

It is not legal to permit, nurture, or produce a hostile work environment in Minnesota, if the reason for it is fueled by an employee’s nationality, sexual orientation, race, sex, gender, or disability. Minnesota law will usually require an employee to show proof that their coworkers’ behavior is to such a high degree of severity and persistence, that it has produced a hostile work environment.

What Are Some Examples of a Hostile Work Environment?

Keep in mind that a hostile work environment can come in many forms.  These are a couple of common examples of a hostile work environment:

  • Physical violence, or threats of violence, directed at an employee due to their sexual orientation, gender, age, race, or disability.  These threats can be conveyed verbally, or can be written.  Written threats can be left anonymously as well.
  • Recurring use of slurs, which can be based on an employee’s gender or race, for example.  Other recurring language that is inappropriate and offensive that is directed at a specific employee due to their age, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or race.

Hostile Work Environment Attorneys in Minnesota

If you are experiencing what you believe to be a hostile work environment due to your race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age, or you believe that you may be experiencing aggressive or intimidating behavior in retaliation of reporting a hostile work environment, filed for worker’s compensation for being injured while on the job, or acted on your right to take Family Medical Leave, you should contact Tarshish Cody, PLC today.  You may be eligible to receive future pay, back pay, or compensation for punitive or emotional harm damages because of what you were subjected to.

If you have questions regarding a case you may have, or would like to schedule a free consultation with an Employee Rights Attorney in Minnesota, contact Tarshish Cody, PLC today at (952)300-6045 (or fill out the free case evaluation form below).

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