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Tag Archives: Sex Discrimination

Employment: Sex Discrimination-Severe or Pervasive Conduct-Failure to Exhaust Administrative Remedies

Plaintiff appealed from the district court’s grant of summary judgment to defendant, in which the district court concluded that plaintiff had failed to exhaust administrative remedies in her retaliation claim, failed to state a prima facie claim for sex discrimination, ...

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Gay police official settles case for $10.25M

St. Louis County agreed to a $10.25 million settlement to resolve claims by a gay St. Louis County police official who alleged that he was passed over for multiple promotions because he didn’t fit stereotypical male norms. The settlement comes ...

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Officer told to ‘tone down’ gayness settles suit for $10.25M

St. Louis County has agreed to a $10.25 million settlement with a gay police lieutenant who says he was passed over for promotion 23 times and was told to “tone down” his “gayness.” The agreement with Keith Wildhaber was finalized ...

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Gay officer wins $20M sex-discrimination suit against St. Louis County

After a five-day trial, a St. Louis County Police Department sergeant won a nearly $20 million jury verdict on claims of sex/gender discrimination and retaliation under the Missouri Human Rights Act. Keith Wildhaber, who is gay and a 25-year veteran ...

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Employment Law: Sex Discrimination-Age Discrimination-Failure to Promote

Plaintiff filed suit against defendant, her employer, alleging that she was effectively demoted and repeatedly denied promotions based on age and sex discrimination. The district court granted summary judgment to defendant on plaintiff’s claims. Where evidence showed that plaintiff’s supervisor’s ...

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Civil Rights: Sex Discrimination-Public Accommodation-Transgender Student

  Where a transgender student sued a school district and its board arguing that the denial of access to the boys’ restrooms and locker room was discrimination on the grounds of his sex in the use of a public accommodation, ...

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Procedural debate enhances split in discrimination case

It’s hard to tell which is more controversial within the Missouri Supreme Court — how LGBTQ issues fit into Missouri’s sex-discrimination laws or whether the court should hear imperfectly appealed administrative decisions. The court on Feb. 26 issued two opinions ...

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Supreme Court revives two LGBTQ cases

The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday revived the sex-discrimination claims of a gay man in his suit against the state’s commission on human rights and a transgender teen seeking access to school facilities that align with his gender identity.

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