Wrongful Termination and Workers’ Compensation Retaliation in Missouri

Retaliating against an employee for asserting their workers’ compensation rights is illegal in Missouri. Under Missouri law, an employer may not fire, demote, harass or otherwise “retaliate” against an individual for asserting their workers’ compensation rights. Until recently it was difficult for a terminated employee to recover damages against an offending employer in violation of … Continue reading Wrongful Termination and Workers’ Compensation Retaliation in Missouri

Tips to Avoid Semi Truck Accidents on the Highway in Kansas City and Cass County

Most truck drivers on the road are highly skilled drivers who must qualify for special commercial driver’s licenses (CDL) before driving a semi truck. These drivers must comply with stricter rules to help protect the safety of other motorists on the highway. Unfortunately, even the most careful and skillful drivers face higher risks of accidents … Continue reading Tips to Avoid Semi Truck Accidents on the Highway in Kansas City and Cass County

Employment Discrimination Law in Missouri

There are many actions employers take that constitute harassment, discrimination or otherwise create a hostile work environment. Even though Missouri is an employment “at will” state, employers may not terminate employees or subject employees to other adverse employment actions as a result of unlawful discrimination. The Missouri Human Rights Act makes it unlawful for an … Continue reading Employment Discrimination Law in Missouri