Posts Tagged ‘Henry Cox’
What are your hobbies?
Skiing, backpacking, home construction, and construction in general. It depends on the season and my availability. In past years I have done both Habitat for Humanity and Christmas in October, when I can. I help others with all sorts of projects. I work on my own house, my lake cabin, and another lake cabin I helped to build. A lot of my weekends are spent on construction projects.
I also write songs and play the guitar. It is more of a hobby, because I am not a musician, which would make things easier. I have had [...]
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As Legal Sonar previously reported, the bill, re-introduced every year by Missouri Republicans, is vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon (D-Missouri).
Yesterday, the Missouri Senate voted to approve the legislation.
Currently, a practice is unlawful when the “protected trait” is a contributing factor in the discrimination. This legislation would change that standard to a motivating factor instead of a contributing factor.
Gov. Nixon [...]
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While some Missouri business groups claim Missouri workplace discrimination laws have an adverse economic impact on businesses and the economy, Kansas City attorneys share a different view.
Attorney Henry Cox, who specializes in employment and labor law, argues that while the legislation maybe well intended, it goes too far, noting the significance of the changes in the damage structure putting more caps on damages.
As previously reported, SB592 proposes to change the Missouri Human Rights Act to impose a less strict standard on employers regarding workplace discrimination. In addition, the legislation would cap damages based on the [...]