One Year Later Local Governments Are Still Confused About the Current Status of Missouri’s Public Sector Labor Laws

On May 17, 2018, the Missouri General Assembly adopted House Bill 1413 (HB 1413), which contained a comprehensive rewrite of Missouri public sector labor law.  After HB 1413 became effective on August 28, 2018, a...

Microsoft Makes Broad Changes To Workplace Investigations

Microsoft’s action plan to address workplace investigations into complaints of harassment and discrimination was announced on April 15 after reports of employee concerns surfaced in the public. Microsoft’s response follows the similar pattern we have...

New DOL Guidance Requires Immediate FMLA Designation

On March 14, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued an opinion letter clarifying the issue of when leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) must be so designated. DOL Opinion...

The Department of Labor’s New Salary Level is Out: What Employers Need to Know

The wait is over.  On March 7, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued its long-awaited proposed rule on the minimum salary for exempt executive, administrative and professional employees under the Fair Labor...