Brunswick Corp. and Lund Boat Co. have agreed to pay $295,000 in back wages and interest to nearly 200 female job applicants who were rejected for entry-level positions at a Minnesota manufacturing plant. The settlement comes after a lawsuit was filed by the U.S. Department of Labor last year alleging hiring discrimination.
Minnesota reports massive projected budget surplus of $17.6 billion
The huge surplus comes as the DFL prepares to assume a trifecta of the Legislature and the Governor's House.
Boil water advisory issued for part of Minneapolis after water main break
The main break caused significant flooding in an area of North Minneapolis Monday evening.
Deals struck between nursing union and hospitals, potentially averting strike
A strike was scheduled to start on Dec. 11 if a deal was not reached.
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St. Paul police hit man with squad car, fatally shoot him
Police said officers responded to a domestic incident involving the suspect Monday night.
Here's the Minnesota schedule for the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train
It'll make numerous stops across Minnesota.
Charges: Minnesota elementary school teacher sexually assaulted 3 boys
The incidents were captured on video taken inside an elementary school classroom.
Woman killed in Moorhead identified as suspect's mother
An appeal has been issued to find the suspect's vehicle, which remains missing.
Ticket details released for 5-week run of 'Hamilton' in Minneapolis
The tour of the production has been delayed twice due to the pandemic.
Minnesota Board of Pharmacy files lawsuit against 3 THC edible retailers
The board has received 46 complaints in the past four months regarding the products.
Discrimination suit costs St. Cloud schools $37,000 in legal fees
A 20-month federal investigation into alleged discrimination against Muslim students in the St. Cloud schools ended with a settlement.
Franken calls for 'explicit ban' on discrimination in schools
Franken used the current allegations of discrimination in the Anoka-Hennepin School District as an example of why the U.S. Senate needs to pass his Student Non-Discrimination Act.
Somali workers, plant argue over unemployment eligibility
While a discrimination case against a Le Center food manufacturing plant is just getting started, another state agency is trying to determine whether the estimated 40 Somali workers who claim discrimination led to their departure from the business are eligible for unemployment benefits.
Labor officials allege Cargill discriminated in hiring production workers
The Labor Department claims the food giant discriminated against more than 4,000 people who sought entry-level jobs at a turkey processing facility. Officials say women were less likely to be hired while Asians and Pacific Islanders were favored.
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