375.71 Protection of rights under state and federal laws.
Subdivision 1. Equal employment, human rights. Nothing in sections 375.56 to 375.69 shall be construed to permit or encourage any action or conduct prohibited by the Minnesota Human Rights Act or prohibit recourse to any remedies provided in the Minnesota Human Rights Act or any other state or federal law relating to equal employment opportunities, and the provisions of these acts shall continue to apply to county employment generally, including positions excluded from the jurisdiction of the county personnel administration system.
Subd. 2. PELRA rights. Nothing in sections 375.56 to 375.69 shall be construed to affect the rights and obligations of employees and employers under sections 179A.01 to 179A.25, or to in any way supersede provisions regarding public employment relationships under the Public Employment Labor Relations Act of 1971, or the provisions of any contracts or agreements executed pursuant to it.