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Stephen B. Maule practices in all areas of labor and employment law, including litigation, client counseling, and document preparation and review. Stephen relies extensively on his legal education and his experience with the firm in serving McMahon Berger’s clients. Stephen handles all facets of employment law, including employment discrimination claims under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Missouri Human Rights Act. He is involved in all aspects of litigating discrimination claims as well as investigating and responding on behalf of management to employee claims before Federal and State administrative agencies. He has appeared in Federal and State courts and administrative agencies throughout the country. In addition, Stephen advises clients on employment-related matters such as personnel policies, daily human resources issues, employment contracts, severance agreements and employee handbooks.
Stephen provides various services to clients in the labor area, including representing management in arbitration, National Labor Relations Board elections, objections to elections including pre and post-election conduct, collective bargaining, strikes and injunctions, and unfair labor practice charges.
Stephen has extensive experience handling issues before the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, including preparing Affirmative Action Plans, assisting clients in responding to Compliance Reviews, and ensuring compliance with the applicable Executive Order and Regulations.
Stephen further provides counsel to clients on immigration matters and assists in the preparation and filing of various immigration petitions with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on behalf of employers, including H-1B, TN, L, and permanent residency. Stephen also has experience representing employers in investigations conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Stephen also speaks regularly to various organizations and clients on all of the above topics.
University of California, Davis
University of Missouri, Columbia
Admitted To Practice
- State of Missouri
- United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
- United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
- United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
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Generally, employers must pay employees at least the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. In several states and municipalities, employers must pay a higher...
The case of Anicich v. Home Depot USA, Inc., et al., Case No. 16-1693 (7th Cir. 2017), is a brutal reminder of an employer’s duty...
Generally, when an employer replaces an employee with someone who is 68 years of age, the last thing they should need to be concerned with...
The City of St. Louis enacted an ordinance on August 28, 2015, designed to increase the minimum wage for employees working within the physical boundaries...