Our Minnesota state legislature is currently considering adding a new protected class status to the age, race, gender, disability and other protected classes covered under both state and federal laws. The new protected class being considered is the unemployed.

A bill recognizing unemployed status as a protected class was introduced in the Minnesota Senate last month, and

 We all know the words, "You’re Fired," but what does that mean for unemployment benefits.  Generally, employees who quit, are discharged for employment misconduct or are discharged because of aggravated employment misconduct are not entitled to receive unemployment benefits from the State of Minnesota. Of course, there are some exceptions to these rules.

One new