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  1. EEOC Sues Kansas City Wedding Venue for Retaliation Against Black EmployeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | jdsupra.com

    According to the EEOC's lawsuit, Doug Lytle, owner of 28 Event Space, retaliated against Theopilis Bryant, who is African-American, after Bryant was a witness in an earlier race discrimination case against Profile Cabinet and Design, a Kansas City custom cabinet builder where Lytle was a manager. The agency alleges that Lytle first tried to persuade Bryant not to testify by offering him money and a used limousine.


  2. WHD Conducts Final Listening Session on Part 541 Regulations,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | JD Supra

    On August 27, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that it would be conducting a series of listening sessions in various cities across the United States to solicit feedback on the overtime rule. The DOL, which plans to update the Fair Labor Standards Act's Part 541 white collar exemption regulations , held sessions open to the public in Atlanta, GA; Seattle, WA; Kansas City, MO; Denver, CO; and Providence, RI throughout September.


  3. Federal DOL to Conduct Overtime Rule Listening Session in D.C., on October 17, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | JD Supra

    The U.S. Department of Labor will be conducting a listening session in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, to gather additional views concerning potential revisions to the white-collar exemption regulations under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act . The upcoming session will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in the Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, where the DOL is headquartered.


  4. Kessinger Hunter Management to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | JD Supra

    Kessinger Hunter Management, Inc. , a national commercial property management company with its primary corporate offices in Kansas City, Mo., will pay $50,000 to a former employee, change its policies, and provide training to employees to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , the federal agency announced today. The EEOC charged that KHMI violated federal law when it refused to extend employee Richard Shipe's unpaid 30-day leave of absence by one week to allow him to recover from surgery.


  5. OSHA Update: Court of Appeals Upholds Employer's Criminal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | jdsupra.com

    On July 17, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed a verdict that had found an employer criminally liable for an employee's fatal fall. Declining to overturn the lower court's decision, the three-judge panel found that prosecutors presented sufficient evidence to support the company's conviction for willfully violating safety regulations and causing the worker's death.


  6. Kansas City, Missouri, Jumps on the "Ban Wagon," Passes Ban the Box OrdinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | JD Supra

    On February 1, 2018, the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri, enacted a ban-the-box ordinance that limits an employer's use of an individual's criminal history in making hiring or promotional decisions. The ordinance will go into effect on June 9, 2018.


  7. Ban-The-Box Laws In Spokane, Washington, And Kansas City, MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | JD Supra

    State and local jurisdictions have continued to consider and enact legislation restricting employers from inquiring about a job applicant's criminal background during the initial stages of the application process. Two of the latest enactments are in Spokane, Washington, and Kansas City, Missouri.


  8. KCMO Bars Private Sector From Making Pre-Interview Criminal Inquiries of Job ApplicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | JD Supra

    Under a newly adopted ordinance, Kansas City, Missouri employers can no longer inquire about an applicant's criminal history on a job application. Inquiry into an applicant's criminal history cannot occur until after the employer has made a determination that the applicant "is otherwise qualified for the position and only after the applicant has interviewed for the position."


  9. Kansas City Passes Ban-The-Box OrdinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | jdsupra.com

    The City Council of Kansas City, Missouri, recently passed an ordinance placing additional restrictions on a private employer's ability to inquire about or consider an applicant's criminal record during the application process and on the employer's subsequent hiring decisions. The Ordinance limits private employers' ability to inquire about criminal history during the initial stages of the job application process.


  10. Kansas City Votes to "Ban the Box"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | jdsupra.com

    On February 1, 2018, Kansas City, Missouri joined the ranks of more than 150 cities and counties to enact a "ban the box" ordinance, aimed at equalizing the chances to gain employment by those previously convicted of a crime. Effective June 9, 2018, the ordinance expands Kansas City's 2013 ordinance that applied only to city employees.


  11. Kansas City, Missouri Bans The Box For Private EmployersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | JD Supra

    Seyfarth Synopsis : Kansas City, Missouri becomes the latest jurisdiction to "ban the box" by delaying inquiries into criminal history until an applicant has been deemed qualified -- and has been at least interviewed -- by a prospective employer. Kansas City, Missouri is the latest jurisdiction to "ban the box."


  12. Kansas City Decides 2018 Is The Year For Private Employers To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | JD Supra

    The City Council in Kansas City, Missouri just passed an extension of its 2013 public sector "ban the box" rule, which will soon be extended to apply to private sector employers. The new ordinance will go into effect on June 9, 2018, requiring most businesses operating in the city to adjust their hiring practices.


  13. Kansas City, Missouri Enacts 'Ban-the-Box-Plus' OrdinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | JD Supra

    On February 1, 2018, the Kansas City, Missouri City Council passed restrictions on employers' inquiries into, and use of, criminal record information. The ordinance becomes effective on June 9, 2018.


  14. Jury Convicts Payday Lender Owner for Allegedly Fraudulent Payday Lending SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | jdsupra.com

    On November 15, 2017, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced that a jury has convicted the owner of an alleged fraudulent lending scheme for one count of conspiracy to collect unlawful debts in violation of the Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organizations Act ; one count of collecting unlawful debts in violation of RICO; one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud; one count of wire fraud; one count of aggravated identity theft; and one count of violating the Truth in Lending Act . The Defendant was convicted following a two-and-a-half week jury trial in the Southern District of New York.


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