The ability of advertisers to deliver their message to the precise audience most likely to respond is the cornerstone of Facebook’s business model. But using the system to expose job opportunities only to certain age groups has raised concerns about fairness to older workers. https://www.propublica.org/article/facebook-ads-age-discrimination-targeting
Interesting article in the New York Times on unconscious or implicit bias: Can Training Eliminate Biases? Starbucks Will Test the Thesis
Shannon Miller: Discrimination victim? Or an overpaid college coach? City Pages, Thursday, March 15, 2018 by David Clarey On December 9, 2014, University of Minnesota Duluth’s women’s hockey head coach Shannon Miller was informed her contract would not be renewed. That year the school was facing a $6 million budget deficit, and in public statements […]
Moldenhauer, for an on behalf of herself and other persons similarly situated, v. Honeywell International, Inc., Court File No., 18-cv-00126 (U.S. District of Minnesota). On January 18, 2018, we filed a Complaint against Honeywell International, Inc. (Honeywell) in U.S. District Court of Minnesota alleging a violation of age discrimination laws. The named plaintiff, a Supplier […]
Star Tribune article published Sunday, February 18, 2018, highlights issues with noncompete agreements in employment: Although sometimes called different things, a noncompete agreement is essentially a contract under which an employee agrees not to compete with the old employer for period of time and maybe in a geographic area after leaving the job. Practices vary around the […]
“We are all one human race, destined for greatness. Let us live together in peace and love in a Beloved Community.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
General Mills announced today that it is cutting up to 600 jobs in a global restructuring. More information can be found in this article.
Interesting article about a very public sexual harassment case: Ousted Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson hits Roger Ailes with sexual harassment suit
Congratulations to our founder, Beth Bertelson, who was awarded this year’s Karla Wahl Dedicated Advocacy Award from the Minnesota chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association. Huge congrats to Beth Bertelson @bertelsonlaw, the @minnesotanela 2016 Karla Wahl honoree! pic.twitter.com/AweGGVjeIC — Minnesota NELA (@MinnesotaNela) May 24, 2016
Beth will be a panelist at the Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute on May 23 – 24, 2016 speaking on the topic of “Cutting Edge Age Discrimination Litigation Issues.”