Mo. Legislators Consider Workplace Bias Law Changes Again

Law360, New York (February 12, 2013, 3:25 PM EST) -- A Missouri House committee debated a bill Monday that would raise the bar for employees bringing workplace discrimination lawsuits to prove their claims, which state Republicans hope will become law despite the governor's history of vetoing similar measures.

The Missouri House Workforce Development and Workplace Safety Committee conducted a hearing on HB 320, which would reduce protections for employment discrimination as well as those for whistleblowers who report workplace wrongdoing. 

The bill would require workers bringing discrimination lawsuits to prove that bias was a “motivating factor”...
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