Governor Greitens Changes Missouri Employment Law Landscape by Signing Discrimination Bill into Law

On Friday June 30, 2017, Governor Eric Greitens signed into law Missouri Senate Bill 43, making several key changes to Missouri’s discrimination laws.  Governor Greitens signed the bill after what he described as extensive consultation...

The Tail That Wags the Dog: Missouri Appellate Court Allows $346,500.00 Attorney Fee Award For Recovery of $524.00 in Actual Damages

Employers defending against claims of discrimination or retaliation under the Missouri Human Rights Act (MHRA) are in a difficult position given that Missouri has the lowest burden of proof in the country for discrimination and...

FINALIZATION OF DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S PROPOSED RULE EXPANDING OVERTIME ELIGIBILITY DELAYED.

We have been warning our readers about the new rule proposed by the Department of Labor that would approximately double the minimum salary that employers would have to pay exempt employees. While the rule was...