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Corrigan to lead Shook’s St. Louis office

Bill Corrigan

Bill Corrigan, a former judge, one-time president of The Missouri Bar and current deputy attorney general for the state of Missouri, is joining Shook, Hardy & Bacon.

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Marvin Wright dies at age 86

Marvin E. “Bunky” Wright

Well-known attorney Marvin E. “Bunky” Wright died on July 14, 2023, in Columbia, according to his obituary. He was 86 years old.

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Management-side bar braces for NLRB ruling fallout

The sign for the National Labor Relations Board is seen on a building

A reversal of course by the National Labor Relations Board has management-side lawyers and their clients scrambling to reassess work rules for whether they may now be deemed unlawfully to chill employee rights to engage in concerted activity.

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EEOC proposes ‘expansive’ Pregnant Worker Act rule

Pregnant woman working on laptop. Cropped image of pregnant businesswoman typing something on laptop while sitting at her working place in office

Attorneys see the newly proposed rule to implement the federal Pregnant Workers Fairness Act as painting the employee’s right to a reasonable accommodation with a broad brush while maintaining a firm standard for the employer’s burden of showing that a particular request would constitute an undue hardship.

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