McMahon Berger

The Tail That Wags the Dog: Missouri Appellate Court Allows $346,500.00 Attorney Fee Award For Recovery of $524.00 in Actual Damages

Employers defending against claims of discrimination or retaliation under the Missouri Human Rights Act (MHRA) are in a difficult position given that Missouri has the lowest burden of proof in the country for discrimination and...

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FINALIZATION OF DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S PROPOSED RULE EXPANDING OVERTIME ELIGIBILITY DELAYED.

We have been warning our readers about the new rule proposed by the Department of Labor that would approximately double the minimum salary that employers would have to pay exempt employees. While the rule was...

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Legislation Proposing to Limit Legislative Authority of Municipalities and Counties Vetoed

  Governor Nixon has vetoed one of three bills that were introduced this term to address the issue of commercial uniformity in the State of Missouri. House Bill 722 would have prohibited counties and municipalities...