On November 10, 2022, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued an order denying a plaintiff’s request to certify a collective action. The Court concluded the plaintiff failed to make a “modest factual showing” that others were similarly situated in relation to the alleged unlawful policy.
We address issues, cases and matters of statutory and regulatory compliance of employment law that can impact a business' growth and profitability.
We previously covered a federal court case here in St. Louis, Missouri where a plaintiff alleged a local hospital had unlawfully discriminated against her due to her transgender son.
On October 11, 2022, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued new proposed independent contractor regulations designed to replace a rule recently issued during the Trump administration.
On October 4, 2022, the Missouri Supreme Court clarified most state employees are employed “at-will” per the terms of a law passed in 2018. In this case, the trial court had concluded this 2018 law did not require “at-will employment,” and if it did, it was unconstitutional. The Supreme Court disagreed. Some background helps explain the significance of the high court’s decision.