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Missouri prison nurses sue contractor for unpaid activity

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Three Missouri correctional nurses have filed a class-action complaint in federal court against Corizon Health, the main health care provider in the state’s prisons, on claims of unpaid pre- and post-shift activity. If the court certifies a nationwide class of ...

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ACLU sues Texas County judge and deputies, alleging illegal detention and drug testing

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The ACLU of Missouri has sued a Texas County judge and deputies for allegedly illegally detaining three people and testing them for drugs without probable cause. The ACLU filed the suit Sept. 30 in the U.S. District Court for the ...

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Buffalo Wild Wings franchisee settles wage suit for $650,000

A group of Buffalo Wild Wings franchises in seven states — including Missouri — has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit against it alleging violations of federal and state minimum-wage laws. U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough ...

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Landmark 401(k) settlement gets final approval from judge

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A federal judge has approved a $55 million class-action settlement in a pioneering lawsuit involving fees charged by a St. Louis company’s retirement plan. The law firm of Schlichter Bogard & Denton originally announced the agreement March 28 against ABB ...

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Court sides with school district in handcuffing suit

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A federal appeals court has ruled that Kansas City Public Schools and two of its employees did not violate the constitutional rights of a second-grade student by handcuffing him in 2014. On Aug. 1, a three-judge panel of the 8th ...

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