St. Louis Immigration Law Lawyer: Congress Looks to Expand H-1B Visas

Now that the government shutdown has ended, it appears that Congress is going to focus again on immigration reform, specifically as it pertains to the H-1B visa program. Both Democrats and Republicans alike agree that...

Missouri Supreme Court May Change Standard in Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Claims

The Missouri Supreme Court recently heard arguments in a case alleging Workers’ Compensation Retaliation.  At trial, the jury ruled in favor of the Employer but the Plaintiff’s attorneys have appealed, arguing that the Missouri Jury...

Sixth Circuit Extends Its Bar Against Employee Waivers To The Equal Pay Act

Last month, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Margaret Boaz v. FedEx Customer Information Services, No. 12-5319 (6th Cir., August 6, 2013), held that a six (6) month time limitation in an employment agreement...

Avoiding Allegations of Implicit Bias in the Workplace

Recently, social scientists have been conducting studies on the subject of implicit biasness in the workplace.  Implicit bias is a sort of discrimination that takes place without the person even being aware they are doing...