Missouri Court of Appeals Finds Sexual Stereotyping Can Provide Evidence Supporting a Claim of Sex Discrimination

On October 24, 2017, the Missouri Court of Appeals (Western District) issued an opinion holding that sexual stereotyping can support an inference that discrimination on the basis of gender occurred in the workplace.  While the...

Missouri Court of Appeals Places Limits on What Can Be Classified as Whistleblowing

Limiting the extent of a public policy discharge claim in Missouri, the Missouri Court of Appeals recently issued a decision that provides guidance to the area of whistleblower protection.  In Yerra v. Mercy Clinic Springfield...

7th Circuit Rejects The EEOC’s Current Position Regarding Long-Term Leave As A Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA

In Severson v. Heartland Woodcraft, Inc., Case No. 15-3754 (7th Cir. 2017), Plaintiff Raymond Severson took a 12-week leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) due to serious back pain.  On the last day...