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Tag Archives: religious discrimination

Court reverses costs against ex-Burberry store employee

A 2017 amendment to the Missouri Human Rights Act that widened the ability of prevailing parties to seek costs and attorneys’ fees does not apply retrospectively, the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District has ruled. On Dec. 24, a three-judge ...

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Employment: Religious Discrimination-Evidentiary Rulings

Plaintiff appealed from the entry of judgment in favor of defendant in plaintiff’s religious-discrimination and retaliation complaint. Plaintiff challenged the trial court’s evidentiary rulings, including barring plaintiff, during closing argument, from commenting on the absence of witnesses, and also challenged ...

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Battle over award of costs to defendant deemed ‘premature’

Western District

A plaintiff whose discrimination claim has been sent to arbitration no longer owes court costs to the defendants, following a ruling from the Court of Appeals Western District. Hal Miller filed a lawsuit in 2018 claiming disability discrimination and harassment, ...

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Employer – Employee: Religious Discrimination – Hostile Environment – Constructive Discharge

Winspear v. Community Development, Inc. (MLW No. 59468/Case No. 08-2041 – 14 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Melloy, J.) Where an employee sued his employer for discrimination arguing that a coworker created a religious-based hostile work environment when ...

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