Sexual Assault

Justice for Rae! Appeals Court Upholds Civil Charges in Sexual Assault Case

Yesterday, the Minnesota Court of Appeals brought a measure of justice to our client, Renee "Rae" Florek , upholding a previous, unanimous ruling in her civil lawsuit against ex-boyfriend Randall Lee Vannet, who admitted to raping her in 2013, while she was unconscious due to prescribed medication to relieve symptoms of throat cancer.

Support employees in the workplace – remove the “severe or pervasive” threshold.

Employees have a right to expect that they will have a workplace free of harassment and discrimination, and given a fair chance to succeed. Fixing the problem of sexual harassment will require change on many levels -- this bill is one of the most meaningful and powerful solutions we have.