Missouri Employment Discrimination Bill Heads to Governor

May 11, 2017

On May 8, 2017, the Missouri Legislature approved Senate Bill 43, which substantially changes the Missouri Human Rights Act’s (MHRA) provisions on employment discrimination, making Missouri’s ...

Top Legal News for Employers

May 09, 2017

Here are the top legal updates for employers from last month: 7th Circuit Rules to Protect LGBT Employees Against Employment Discrimination. What Employers of High-Skilled Foreign Workers Need to ...

St. Louis City’s $10 Per Hour Minimum Wage Law Takes Effect Today

May 05, 2017

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson’s Office announced yesterday that St. Louis City’s new minimum wage of $10 per hour will take effect today, Friday, May 5, 2017.  Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, the minimum ...

St. Louis City’s $10 per Hour Minimum Wage Law to Take Effect

Apr 26, 2017

St. Louis City’s minimum wage will increase to $10 per hour sometime soon and $11 per hour in 2018, now that the Missouri Supreme Court declined yesterday to reconsider its earlier ruling allowing ...

What Employers of High-Skilled Foreign Workers Need to Know about President Trump’s “Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order

Apr 20, 2017

April has brought a flurry of immigration updates which are of particular interest to employers of high-skilled H-1B workers, the latest of which is President Trump’s “Buy American and Hire ...

7th Circuit Rules to Protect LGBT Employees Against Employment Discrimination

Apr 05, 2017

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that LGBT employees are protected from workplace discrimination under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. This decision is the first appellate ...

What Employers Should Do Given the President’s Order Blocking Certain Foreign Nationals

Jan 30, 2017

President Trump’s executive order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” temporarily suspends entry of both immigrant and nonimmigrant visa holders from ...

Employers: It’s Time to Evaluate Disability Claims Procedures

Jan 27, 2017

In light of new regulations, employers should immediately evaluate their disability benefits claims procedures. The Department of Labor issued final regulations revising the required claims ...

Jan 23, 2017

As of Jan. 22, 2017, all employers must use a new version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification form, for all new hires and Section 3 reverifications. The new version was published on ...

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The Top 9 Legal Updates for Employers in 2016

Jan 17, 2017

Employers face a myriad of changing rules and regulations.  Here are the top nine legal updates for employers from last year: Is the Cure Worse than the Disease? Impact of New OSHA Regulations ...
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