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October 13, 2022

Missouri Supreme Court: Most State Employees Must Be Employed “At-Will”

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.