Guns at the Workplace – An Employer’s Obligations

Recent news has many employers revisiting their policies on guns in and around the workplace, but find that regulating possession of firearms requires navigating various aspects of the law. Some find that the law puts...

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...

Does the Missouri Human Rights Act Prohibit Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Late last month, a Missouri appeals court addressed for the first time whether the Missouri Human Rights Act (“MHRA”) prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation.  In a decision which is sure to be challenged, the...

St. Louis Jury Awards Former University Instructor Millions In Race Discrimination Case

A teacher formerly employed by Harris Stowe State University has been awarded $4.85 million by a St. Louis City Circuit Court jury in her race discrimination lawsuit against the university. According to her Petition, Beverly...