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US - Missouri Supreme Court expands definition of sex discrimination to include sex stereotyping
  • Ius Laboris
  • USA
  • March 14 2019

On 26 February 2019, the Missouri Supreme Court extended legal protections against discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation in


Missouri Supreme Court: There Must be Sufficient Evidence at Trial to Support Each Alternative of a "Disjunctive" Jury Instruction
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • March 7 2019

The Missouri Supreme Court's recent holding in Kader v. Bd. Of Regents underscores the importance of ensuring that each alternative of a disjunctive


LGBT bias claims could become viable under Missouri Human Rights Act
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2019

Prudent employers will make sure their policies cover sexual orientation and gender identity. Last week, the Missouri Supreme Court issued two


Missouri Supreme Court Revives Cases by Gay and Transgender Plaintiffs, but Declines to Expand Discrimination Law to Protect Sexual Orientation or Transgender Status
  • Lewis Rice LLC
  • USA
  • March 5 2019

Last week, the Missouri Supreme Court overturned the dismissals of two separate sex discrimination lawsuits under the Missouri Human Rights Act


Missouri Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Transgender Student
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 4 2019

On February 26, 2019, the Supreme Court of Missouri overturned the dismissal of a lawsuit filed against a school district by a transgender student


Missouri Supreme Court Takes Two Major Steps to Protect LGBTQ Individuals under the Missouri Human Rights Act
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • March 4 2019

While not recognizing discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identity as being protected under the Missouri Human Rights Act (MHRA)


Missouri Supreme Court Compels Arbitration, Finding Adequate Consideration for Arbitration Agreement with At-Will Employee
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • March 1 2019

In Soars v. Easter Seals Midwest, 563 S.W.3d 111 (Mo. Banc 2018), the Missouri Supreme Court ordered that at-will employee’s case be arbitrated and


Missouri Supreme Court holds LGBTQ employees are protected from sex-based stereotyping
  • Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
  • USA
  • March 1 2019

The Missouri Supreme Court held on Feb. 26, 2019, that under the Missouri Human Rights Act (MHRA), sex-based stereotypical attitudes can form the


Missouri Supreme Court Expands Definition of Sex Discrimination to Include Sex Stereotyping
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2019

On February 26, 2019, the Missouri Supreme Court extended legal protections against discrimination based on gender identity and


Missouri Supreme Court Issues Pair of Opinions Addressing LGBTQ Rights Under the State's Anti-Discrimination Statute
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2019

On Tuesday, the Missouri Supreme Court issued a pair of opinions interpreting LGBTQ rights under the Missouri Human Rights Act (MHRA). In Harold