St. Louis Park, MN is a central located suburb of the Twin Cities, close to major freeways and the MSP airport. Its location makes St. Louis Park a great place to live and the perfect location for a business, be it large or small. If you’re an employee at a St. Louis Park business and have experienced harassment, discrimination, or wrongful termination, Schaefer Halleen’s employment lawyers in St. Louis Park can help.
My clients inspire me every day. It’s a privilege to help victims of illegal workplace conduct move past this trauma and have their dignity and self-worth restored, while holding the offending employer accountable.”
-Lawrence P. Schaefer, Owner and President
Harassment in the Workplace in St. Louis Park
Sexual harassment is an issue many employees will encounter at some point in their careers, whether they are the victim or a bystander. Sexual harassment can consist of inappropriate comments, gestures, requests to perform sexual acts, or other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature. None of this behavior is acceptable and all would be considered sexual harassment in St. Louis Park workplaces.
If you’re the victim of sexual harassment and none of your coworkers or superiors have spoken up, you likely feel vulnerable and alienated in the workplace. Your superiors are required to take steps to remedy the harassment, so if your concerns have gone ignored, you may have a legal case. Our sexual harassment lawyers in St. Louis Park will help you determine whether the legal definition of sexual harassment has occurred and how to proceed from a legal perspective.
St. Louis Park Wrongful Termination Lawyers
Retaliation often occurs after an employee files a worker’s compensation claim, reports illegal conduct, or supports a coworker’s complaint of discrimination or harassment without the support of their managers or the business owners. This discrimination may come in the form of poor performance reviews, suspensions, or termination.
If you’re an employee who was wrongfully terminated or retaliated against, our St. Louis Park employment lawyers are at your service. The key to a successful retaliation claim is proving the connection between adverse employer action and conduct by an employee. We collect this evidence in preparation for litigation, but in many instances this information ends up being leveraged to negotiate a severance package that reflects fair compensation for the employee. Our Edina workplace retaliation lawyers take on cases we’re confident we’ll win. We’re prepared to advocate for you whether your case ends in negotiation or litigation.
St. Louis Park Workplace Discrimination
Workplace discrimination can occur at any time and covers a number of protected classes. A potential or current employer may not discriminate against you based on age, gender, sexual orientation, or if you’ve taken pregnancy or disability leave. Discrimination often consists of demotions or pay cuts, failure to make reasonable accommodations, or choosing not to hire a potential employee based on their protected status.
Our law firm has an established record of success in workplace discrimination claims against employers of all sizes, including employers in St. Louis Park. We don’t take on discrimination cases unless we’re confident your situation meets the legal standard of discrimination, so you can be sure we’re prepared to put our all into advocating for you.
If you’ve faced harassment, discrimination, or retaliation in the workplace and would like to take legal action, contact Schaefer Halleen’s St. Louis Park employment law attorneys right away. We have a proven track record representing mistreated employees of both small and large companies in Minnesota. Contact us at our locally-based law office by calling 612-294-2600.
COVID-19 Resources for Employees
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