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Month: December 2013

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

Missouri minimum wage workers to get increase

Minimum wage earners in Missouri and other states across the U.S. received an increase in hourly income in the new year. Starting in 2014, Missouri increased its minimum wage from $7.35 an hour to $7.50. The increase was not mandated

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Fired anchorman files age discrimination suit

Missouri residents may be interested in the recent lawsuit filed in St. Louis circuit court. Former KMOV TV anchorman Larry Conners alleges that age discrimination was the reason he was fired from the station last spring. Conners was fired May

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Employment discrimination against expectant mothers is illegal!

The National Women’s Law Center recently filed a formal complaint with the U.S. Department of Education that offers valuable insights for working mothers-to-be. Although arising in an educational context, the case has many aspects that are closely analogous to employment

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Missouri women still face challenges in federal workforce

According to a recent report from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, while there have been improvements, the federal government still tends to favor men, especially regarding the highest paid positions. The report cited areas where workplace discrimination could be

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Many kids injured on rides every year

Amusement park rides are supposed to be fun and exciting for children, not cause injuries and trauma. Amusement parks, fairs and malls all have rides children love riding on every year. While amusement park injuries may not be discussed very

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OSHA offers online complaint submission for whistleblowers

Missouri employees may be interested in a new announcement by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The federal agency announced on Dec. 5 that whistleblowers will now be able to reach out online to OSHA investigators about potential workplace violations.

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Causes of truck accidents: winter weather in Missouri

Winter weather conditions cause a large volume of accidents annually. Poor roadway infrastructure and weather conditions may be the cause of an accident, creating grounds for a legal case. One recent accident involving a snow plow points to the causes

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Workplace discrimination based on age

Older workers in Missouri and around the country may be targeted by companies seeking to cut their budgets, according to one attorney experienced in employment law, and this is being reflected in an increasing amount of litigation. The federal Equal

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