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Month: February 2016

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

Information you need to file for unemployment benefits

Everyone falls on hard times at some point. Some people are fortunate to have friends and family to support them and others are grateful for government support. One of these support programs is unemployment insurance. Most employers must pay into

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Tips for working outside in the winter, pt. 1

You are entitled to a generally safe work environment, as enshrined by OSHA and other similar laws. This means that your employer must take reasonable steps to ensure your safety and to address danger areas. Usually this means providing safety

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Missouri man dies in car vs. truck accident on I-70

Nearly every driver in Missouri knows that some days, highway speed limits are more of a suggestion than a rule. Construction, weather and other road conditions can require traffic to slow down or even stop. If a driver becomes impatient

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The basics of Missouri sexual harassment laws

Missouri, like the federal government, prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace. Missouri encapsulates its anti-harassment laws in the Missouri Human Rights Act. The Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations enforces all the terms of the MHRA, including sexual harassment.

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New minimum wage rule for contractors

Way back in February 2014, the Obama administration proposed new minimum wage rules for contractors hired by the federal government. The new minimum wage was raised to $10.15 and was finally implemented January 1st of this year. This is a

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Is America ready for paid family leave?

The United States occupies many first place positions in the world, most powerful military, biggest economy and most influential culture. However, there is one place it sits dead last, paid family leave from work. The U.S. is the only developed

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Construction workers have a right to a safe workplace

Ensuring that construction sites and other workplaces are as safe as possible is a lofty, but worthwhile ambition. In 1970, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was conceived as an entity to investigate improper workplace safety and to promulgate minimum

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