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Month: September 2012

We fight for victims’ full and fair recovery in employment law, harassment, sexual abuse and personal injury cases.

Computer software rejecting applicants based on age, race?

Technology has helped make our lives easier, especially in the workplace. Computers have become a staple in offices in Missouri and pretty much everywhere else across the world. Computers have the ability to analyze data in a matter of seconds

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Employee harassment lawsuit reaches Kansas

Large companies often have multiple locations throughout the United States. Some of the locations are directly owned by the company and others are franchise locations. Either way, the actions of a company in one location can directly impact the locations

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Employee fails to prevail in wrongful termination suit

When an employee endures harassment and discrimination, the employee typically goes to the company’s human resources department. Typically, the human resources department is trained to detect harassment and retaliation and can hopefully cure the issue and potentially prevent wrongful termination

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The customer is not always right when it comes to harassment

Waitresses and bartenders often deal with unruly customers. Some customers may drink too much and make inappropriate comments towards a female waitress. The patron may even hit on the waitress, offering their phone number, requesting that the waitress follow them

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MoDOT Tries New Approach to Fight Rising Car Accident Rate

Missourians have new reason to be concerned about road safety. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, Missouri road deaths are 14 percent higher than they were at the same time in 2011. The agency estimates this accounted for 58

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Former Boeing employees fired for being too old, Part 2

In the previous post, we discussed the age discrimination claims that arose during an acquisition that involved the Boeing Company. The scenario arose from an acquisition of Kansas and Oklahoma-based Boeing departments, wherein the employees in these plants were all

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Former Boeing employees fired for being too old, Part 1

Several years ago Boeing sold its operations that were located in Kansas and Oklahoma. When the business was sold, the acquiring company did not rehire all of the original employees who were previously employed by Boeing. The result was an

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