It is hard to imagine that one click of the mouse can lead to significant trouble and harassment in the workplace, but recent news stories popping up in Minnesota and across the country are showing a growing trend.
Working for a venture-capital firm can mean having to be aggressive in a cutthroat environment, regardless of your gender. But if you work for a firm that allegedly considers women to be "buzz kills," it can be understandably hard to get ahead as a woman.
Although one would believe that with age comes wisdom, especially in the medical field, a recent case in the neighboring state of Iowa shows a different reality. Minnesota readers may be interested to hear about a recent employment law case where an 81-year-old doctor was subjected to age discrimination that resulted in wrongful discharge.