The commissioner shall issue a complaint: when the commissioner has determined that there is probable cause to believe that a person has engaged or is engaging in an unfair discriminatory practice and after attempts to eliminate the unfair discriminatory practice by conciliation have been terminated, or when the commissioner has reason to believe that a person is engaging in an unfair discriminatory practice, unless the commissioner determines that it is appropriate to dismiss the charge pursuant to part 5000.0520 or 5000.0540.
A complaint shall contain: the name and address of the complainant; the name of the respondent; the relief sought and the grounds therefore; and the signature of the complainant.
A complaint, notice, and order for hearing shall be served upon a respondent by certified mail and filed in district court or with an administrative law judge at least ten days before the date of the hearing as provided by Minnesota Statutes, sections 363A.28, subdivision 6, and 363A.33, and part 1400.5600.
The commissioner may amend a complaint at any time.
L 1984 c 640 s 32; 11 SR 740; 13 SR 2825
June 11, 2008