Impact Litigation

Gender Justice Complaint Accuses Shane Co. of Discrimination Against Breastfeeding Employee

Gender Justice filed a complaint in Hennepin County State Court behalf of Rachel Pierce, a former sales associate at jeweler Shane Co. in Minnetonka. Pierce alleges that her managers harassed and ultimately forced her to quit by refusing to provide reasonable time and space for her to pump breast milk for her infant daughter.

Trans Rights are Human Rights -- Yes, in High School too.

The Anoka-Hennepin School District is at it again. Even though they’ve been sued for not protecting LGBTQ students from bullying and harassment and until last year, they were under court supervision stemming from that lawsuit, the school district has been discriminating against a transgender high school student. Gender Justice is representing Jennifer Halpaus, the mother of the student, in bringing a charge against Anoka-Hennepin to the Minnesota Department of Human Rights for sex discrimination. The high school has denied her son access to the locker room that matches his gender identity.