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Month: February 2015

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

Is unwelcome sexual behavior workplace harassment?

Kansas City workers may wonder if the negative behaviors directed at them on the job meet the standards of workplace harassment, particularly when it is of a sexual nature. Federal employees with the Department of Labor have protections in place

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President Obama proposes wage law changes

Workers in Missouri may be affected by some potential changes in the nation’s wage laws President Obama is planning to add wage protection to managers who earn low salaries but are disqualified from earning overtime. Millions of American workers could

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Fight back against unwelcome sexual behavior

Certainly no employee should have to put up with sexual harassment in the workplace simply to be able to continue earning their paycheck. But there is a form of sexual harassment that is even more insidious for Missouri residents and

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Affirmative action differs from workplace discrimination

Missouri workers are affected by affirmative action laws that require their employer to proactively seek out employees from specific protected classes in the workforce at comparable levels to those of groups without protection under the law. These affirmative action mandates

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What do Missouri workers need to know about age discrimination?

Missouri workers who are age 40 and older have federal provisions in place that protect them from age discrimination in the workplace. In 1967, Congress passed the Age Discrimination in Employment Act disallowing employment discrimination against those workers over the

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Criminal convictions and employee rights

It can be difficult to secure and maintain employment in Missouri with a clean criminal history, but for job seekers or workers with criminal records, it can almost be impossible to find decent employment. More and more often, employers are

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