DOL’s proposed new rule redefining “spouse” in the FMLA

The United States Department of Labor has responded to the Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor, 133 S.Ct. 2675, 186 L.Ed.2d 808 (2013), by seeking to expand the definition of “spouse” in the...

Coworker Injury: Who Is Liable?

Under what conditions workers can sue their coworkers for injury has reemerged as a live question in Missouri in the past few years. The seminal case on this issue was, for years, State ex rel....

Succession Planning – It’s Not Just a Box to Check

The more we represent employers and their interests, the more we understand the struggles that company leaders have around succession planning.  Identifying both short-term (in the case of an emergency) and long-term successors (in the...