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St. Louis County Man Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter after Striking Woman with his Car

On October 18, 2020, a 20-year-old man from Chesterfield, Missouri, lost control of his vehicle after inhaling solvent fumes, or "whip its". Mr. Geiger's vehicle then crossed oncoming traffic before hitting a tree, pole and eventually a young woman as she exited the Urgent Care. The vehicle came to rest halfway inside the main entrance. Due to the severity of her injuries, the young woman passed away en route to the hospital.

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US Senators Introduce Bill To Expand Civil Rights Protections for Financial Services' Customers

Yesterday, Democratic Senators introduced legislation in the US Senate designed to provide protection against discrimination by financial institutions. As reported by the New York Times, this bill is designed to close an existing loophole in the Civil Rights Act of 1964. "The Fair Access to Financial Services Act, [was] introduced on Wednesday by members of the Senate Banking Committee"

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U.S. House Passes C.R.O.W.N. Act to Prohibit Race-Based Hairstyle Discrimination

Last week the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2019, or CROWN Act. If the Senate passes the CROWN Act, then it will head to the President's desk for his signature and become law.

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EEOC goes on the Offensive Against the Ohio State University for Age Discrimination

On September 3, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed suit against The Ohio State University (OSU) alleging willful violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA).

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EEOC Sues Kroger Store in Conway, Arkansas for Religious Discrimination

Recently the EEOC filed a lawsuit against grocer The Kroger Company based on allegations of Religious Discrimination. According to the EEOC, the actions at the heart of this suit occurred in a Kroger grocery store in Conway, Arkansas as a result of a recent change in uniform requirements.

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It's not Discrimination, your Coworker's just a Jerk

You have been working for months with a new coworker or manager. One who seems to get away with everything. They verbally push other coworkers around, or yell at their boss to get their way.

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First Missouri DUI

A first DWI or DUI charge in Missouri is a serious charge and it should not be treated lightly. There are many aspects to every DUI case that require an experienced Missouri DUI Attorney to properly evaluate and handle. One wrong move or one missed opportunity could wind up costing you your license for as little as 3 months or as long as 1 year.

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EEOC Chair Propose Rule to Prioritize Conciliation over Litigation

On August 18, 2020, the EEOC held a public meeting to discuss the proposed rule change submitted by Chairwoman Janet Dhillon. The proposed change would seem to undo the effects of the Supreme Court's ruling in Mach Mining, LLC v. EEOC. In essence, this rule proposes to curtail the EEOC's ability to litigate against repentant employers by requiring additional conciliatory steps.

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Missouri Dept. of Corrections Sued for Employment Discrimination

About three weeks ago, Mr. Stephen Ben-Naimah filed a lawsuit alleging discrimination and retaliation against his former employer, the Missouri Department of Corrections.

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Can I Sue my Employer for Retaliation in Missouri?

If you were recently treated differently or fired after having reported harassment by a coworker, pursuant to your employer's Anti-Discrimination policies, then you may have a case for Retaliation.

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