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Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights
The mission of the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights is to enforce Minneapolis Code of Ordinances Title 7 (non-discrimination); Title 9, Chapter 172 (police conduct oversight); Title 16, Chapter 423 (small and underutilized business programs); Title 2, Chapter 24 (prevailing wage); and to promote understanding of civil rights among residents, businesses and government. The Department will carry out this mission by:
- Investigating discriminatory practices against members of protected classes
- Ensuring enforcement of employment and purchasing goals for women and minorities on all City-funded construction
- Investigating and making recommendations regarding complaints brought against any Minneapolis Police Officer
Department AnnouncementsCANCELLED: Robert Michael Heath v. YMCA Contested Case Hearing
The parties have reached a resolution.
Daniel Webster v. Prospect Foundry Contested Case Hearing
On December 4, 2014, starting at 9:00 a.m. at the University of Minnesota Law School, the Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights will conduct a Contested Case Hearing regarding the case of Daniel Webster v. Prospect Foundry.
The Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights will hear the case and shall order a final decision. The Commission orders may be appealed for review to the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Last updated Nov 19, 2014