Prohibited Practices in Business
Under the Minnesota Human Rights Act, business is a protected area, and it is illegal to treat you differently in business because of your: race, color, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation.
With limited exceptions, the following actions constitute a violation of the Human Rights Act in business when, because of your protected class status,
Businesses or corporations:
- Refuse to contract with certain individuals
- Deny or offer less affordable terms and conditions to certain individuals.
- Require, as a condition of contract, that a woman use her current surname rather than her former surname