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Discrimination and Human Rights in Missouri - Webinar

  • ID: 4342184
  • Webinar
  • September 2017
  • Region: United States
  • 90 Minutes
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc.
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Gain a better understanding of the Human Rights Act amendments and what to expect in the future.

The Missouri legislature has passed a bill that makes sweeping amendments to the Missouri Human Rights Act, including adopting the motivating factor standard for employment discrimination claims and excluding individuals from liability, along with other matters.

You will learn what the new standard means, changes that will impact employers, how the modification will affect individual liability, caps for punitive and compensatory damages, and when this bill could potentially go into effect.

Learning Objectives
  • You will be able to describe changes of burden of proof.
  • You will be able to recognize caps on damages similar to those under Title VII of the Federal Civil Rights Act.
  • You will be able to discuss what the new standard means.
  • You will be able to review the new proposed changes.
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What Are the Proposed Changes?
  • Determinative Influence on the Adverse Employment Action
  • Changes of Burden of Proof
  • Motivating Factor
What Does the New Standard Mean?
  • Summary Judgement Rulings by State Court
  • Increased Efforts by Plaintiffs to Settle Earlier or Through Mediation
  • Individual Liability
Places Caps on Damages Similar to Those Under Title VII of the Federal Civil Rights Act
  • Differences
  • Cap for Punitive and Compensatory Damages
What Is Next?
  • Status
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Christopher M. Sanders Lowenbaum Law Jamie M. Westbrook Lowenbaum Law
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This webinar is designed for human resource managers, payroll professionals, benefits managers, controllers, CFOs, accountants, personnel managers, compensation managers, business owners, office managers and attorneys.
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