Employment Law

Missouri Supreme Court to consider cases involving whether the Missouri Human Rights Act prohibits workplace sexual orientation discrimination and public school transgender discrimination.

January 24, 2018

On January 23, 2018, the Missouri Supreme Court granted transfer in two cases that are expected to address the scope of sex discrimination claims under the Missouri Human Rights Act (MHRA): Lampley et al. v. Mo. Comm’n on Human Rights and in R.M.A. v. Blue Springs R-IV School District, No. SC96683.  Lampley involves a state   …read more

New employment law to take effect August 28, 2017.

August 18, 2017

A new Missouri law that affects employment discrimination and whistleblowing claims will take effect on August 28, 2017.  This law will change the standard for discrimination claims, as well as change the amount of damages available and who may be sued.  The law also addresses whistleblower claims.  Employers should consider updating their workplace policies and   …read more

CVDL defends University’s employment termination process.

June 23, 2017

CVDL’s Dale Doerhoff and Shelly Kintzel successfully defended a lawsuit alleging that a university’s termination process did not comply with Missouri law and due process requirements. CVDL obtained judgment in its client’s favor and affirmance on appeal. To learn more about our litigation expertise, please click here.