Anti-Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Policy

This policy prohibits harassment and discrimination in the workplace.
Type Enterprise
Applies to

Departments: All departments under the jurisdiction of the Mayor and City Council.

Employees: This policy applies to people who perform services for the City of Minneapolis, with or without compensation, including:

  1. Regular full-time, part-time and intermittent employees in the classified service
  2. Seasonal full-time employees
  3. All employees in the unclassified service including appointed employees
  4. Politically appointed employees
  5. Elected Officials
  6. Members of Boards and Commissions
  7. Temporary employees
  8. Volunteers
  9. Contractors and consultants
  10. Interns including Urban Scholars, Step-Up Interns, etc.
Synopsis Establishes policy, roles, and responsibilities with regard to the City of Minneapolis’ policy prohibiting discrimination, harassment, or retaliation based upon race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation (including gender identity), disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran’s status (including Vietnam Era Veteran status), genetic information and age.

Council Approval: November 16, 2012

Effective: November 16, 2012

Keywords harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination, protected class status
Links Policy Document


Administering department Human Resources

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Human Resources




City Hall
350 S. 5th St., Room 1
Minneapolis, MN 55415

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Monday – Friday

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