We spend much of our lives in a workplace. Work is an important source of self worth, financial stability and the opportunity to utilize one’s talents and skills. Once an individual passes through his or her workplace door each day, there are important federal and state laws which pertain to the employer-employee relationship. We understand that while most people have a productive and satisfying career, there are times when the employment relationship needs to be documented, channeled, corrected, terminated, righted or resolved. We are available to consult and assist in all aspects of the employment relationship. having extensive experience in legal matters that involve addressing issues and rights in the workplace.
Our practice areas include:
- Affordable Care Act
- Americans with Disabilities Act
- Compliance and Risk Analysis
- Covenants Not-to-Compete (Non-Competition Agreements)
- Employment Contracts
- Defense of employment discrimination involving age (Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967), race, color, sex, religion, national origin (Missouri Human Rights Act and Civil Rights Act of 1964) or pregnancy
- Equal Pay Act
- ERISA Compliance
- Executive Employment Contracts
- Family and Medical Leave Act
- Physician Employment Agreements
- Reasonable Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Missouri Human Rights Act (MHRA)
- Severance Agreements
- Sexual Harassment
- Trade Secrets Law
- Union Labor Issues
- Wage and Hour (Fair Labor Standards Act)
- Whistleblower Litigation and Public Policy Exception
Employment Law Articles
*** We originally published this article in February 2013. Almost a year later, the Midwest is in the middle of another major winter storm, with more snow likely to come before spring arrives. Accordingly, this is a perfect opportunity to republish this time-sensitive...
A federal district judge has issued an injunction that the U.S. Department of Labor’s final rule increasing the minimum salary level to qualify for “exempt” status under the FLSA will not take effect as scheduled for Dec. 1, 2016. Judge Amos Mazzant of the U.S....
A ruling is expected to be issued soon from a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas concerning a legal challenge to planned implementation on December 1st of the new salary test under the Fair Labor...
A tricky connection between the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and overtime is just one more thing with which employers need to be aware with the change to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) salary test that takes effect December 1, 2016. Beginning in December, an...