Through the Lenses of the Missouri Supreme Court: Dollar Tree Cannot Legally Bind Its Legally Blind Associate to Arbitration Agreement

In its 4-3 ruling issued January 14, 2020 (Theroff v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., No. SC 97235, 2020 WL 203121 (Mo. 2020), reh'g denied (Jan. 30, 2020)), the Missouri Supreme Court affirmed the denial of...

Recently-Passed Illinois Employment Laws Put Employers On Alert Of New Obligations

The Illinois legislature has recently sent to Governor Pritzker for signature a spate of employment legislation that could seriously impact employers, employees and job applicants.  Like other state legislatures responding to the #MeToo movement, Illinois’...

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...