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Discrimination and Human Rights in Missouri

OnDemand Webinar (87 minutes)

Gain a better understanding of the Human Rights Act amendments and what to expect in the future.The Missouri legislature has passed a bill that makes sweeping amendments to the Missouri Human Rights Act, including adopting the 'motivating factor' standard for employment discrimination claims and excluding individuals from liability, along with other matters. You will learn what the new standard means, changes that will impact employers, how the modification will affect individual liability, caps for punitive and compensatory damages, and when this bill could potentially go into effect.

Authors

Christopher M. Sanders, Lowenbaum Law Jamie M. Westbrook, Lowenbaum Law

Agenda

What Are the Proposed Changes?

• Determinative Influence on the Adverse Employment Action

• Changes of Burden of Proof

• Motivating Factor

What Does the New Standard Mean?

• Summary Judgement Rulings by State Court

• Increased Efforts by Plaintiffs to Settle Earlier or Through Mediation

• Individual Liability

Places Caps on Damages Similar to Those Under Title VII of the Federal Civil Rights Act

• Differences

• Cap for Punitive and Compensatory Damages

What Is Next?

• Status