Disabilities (ADA): Minnesota
- Disability Discrimination in Minnesota
- The Minnesota Human Rights Act
- Covered Employers
- What is a Disability?
- Materially Limits
- Major Life Activities
- Mitigating Measures
- Duty to Accommodate
- Medical Examinations/Inquiries
- Genetic Testing
- Local Ordinances
- St. Paul
- State Contractors
- Future Developments
- Additional Resources
The below content should be reviewed in conjunction with the in-depth federal coverage of this topic provided above.
- In addition to the federal equal opportunity laws, Minnesota employers must comply with state and local antidiscrimination laws, including the Minnesota Human Rights Act. See Disability Discrimination in Minnesota.
- Minnesota law prohibits employers from discriminating against employees and job applicants on the basis of a disability except when based on a bona fide occupational qualification. See The Minnesota Human Rights Act.
- Minnesota law prohibits employers from administering, requesting, requiring or collecting genetic information regarding an individual as a condition of employment. The law further prohibits employers from terminating or otherwise affecting the terms and conditions of employment based on genetic information. See Genetic Testing.
- The cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul have enacted ordinances prohibiting discrimination in employment similar to the Minnesota Human Rights Act and Title VII. See Local Ordinances.