The Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) is committed to ensuring that this web site is accessible to all users to the best extent possible. This web site is designed with the best practices and standards as defined by the Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards (Section 508) and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG) level AA.
If you have a problem accessing material on this web site, or you have a request for alternative formatted material, please contact Linda Shoemaker by one of the methods listed below:
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: 651.539.1120 / TTY 651.296.1283 / Toll Free 1.800.657.3704
- Web form: webmaster inquiry
Web Site Features
Links to Other Web Sites
As a convenience to our web visitors the MDHR web site may contain links to content on other web sites including those owned or maintained by other government, private, or not-for-profit entities. Although we strive to link to accessible web pages and materials, MDHR is not responsible to make the external content accessible. In addition, the Department of Human Rights assumes no responsibility for the contents contained within third-party sites. Links from the Department of Human Right's web site on the World Wide Web to other sites do not constitute an endorsement from the MDHR or from the State.
Video on the MDHR web site contains embedded captions; where captioning was not possible a text transcript is provided.
Helpful links for playing media files:
To play video files, you will need a media player. If this software is not already installed on your computer, you may wish to visit Download.com and search for a media player. Other media players can be downloaded from the following sources:
Microsoft Word and Excel documents are provided as worksheets in the Employers section of this web site. If you require these documents in another format, call us at 651.539.1100 (TTY 651.296.1283) or Toll Free 800.657.3704 and ask for Compliance Services or send an email to: compliance.MDHR@state.mn.us.
View, print and copy Word documents, even if you don't have Word installed. This download from the Microsoft web site is free.
PDF (portable document format) documents are provided throughout this web site as fact sheets, department reports and event flyers. We have attempted to format these PDFs with appropriate tags so they are understood by screen reader software. If you require one or more of these documents in an alternative format, contact us at: 651.539.1100 (TTY 651.296.1283) or Toll Free at 1.800.657.3704, or email us at: info.MDHR@state.mn.us.
To read PDFs you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader (it's free). You may download this reader from the Adobe site.
Printing from this Web Site
When you print a page from this web site, you will notice that the printed page will not look exactly like what you see on your screen; printed pages will contain little or no site navigation, and therefore will look much simpler.
Note about printing from Internet Explorer 8: if the pages printed from this site print out as blank sheets or partially blank, you may need to turn Compatibility Mode on.