Every contract or subcontract for or on behalf of Minnesota, or any county, city, town, township, school, school district, or any other district in the state, for materials, supplies, or construction, must contain certain provisions prohibiting discrimination in employment (MN Stat. Sec. 181.59). Required provisions include:
• No contractor, material supplier, or vendor will discriminate in hiring or employment against any person on the basis of race, creed, or color who is qualified and available to perform the work.
• No contractor, material supplier, or vendor will discriminate against, intimidate, or prevent the hiring, employment, or working of any person on the basis or race, creed or color.
• A violation of this law is a misdemeanor.
• The contract may be canceled or terminated and all money due or to become due may be forfeited for a second or any subsequent violation of the contract terms.