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Arbitration vs. job debated in Supreme Court


What is a job worth? So far, the answer from Missouri courts is: not enough to enforce an arbitration contract, at least if the employee is at-will. Now a series of cases pending this fall in the Missouri Supreme Court ...

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Procedure clarified for challenging timeliness of discrimination, retaliation claims


The Missouri Supreme Court recently issued an opinion clarifying the procedure for challenging the timeliness of discrimination and retaliation complaints. Specifically, the Court instructed that the Missouri Commission on Human Rights (“MCHR”), must issue a right-to-sue letter, upon request, after ...

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Does outside counsel have your back?

Business people standing back to back

Hey, I’ve got your back!” It’s a popular phrase that permeates our culture. We often hear this expression spoken between friends, business partners and teammates. But where does that term come from and why does it matter in your relationship ...

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The Right Response: Probing misconduct in the #MeToo Age

Girl writing "#metoo" on a mirror with a red lipstick. Sexual harassment.

It is now well-established that the #MeToo social-responsibility movement is changing corporate America. It has led to the downfall of powerful executives and has put corporate culture under a microscope. The media, regulators and investors are focusing not only on ...

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Digital Edition Fall 2018


You can also view the digital edition on PageTurn Pro. If you would like to see an older version of Missouri Lawyers Weekly, you can view them in our archives.

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