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November 22, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CST

Westborough Country Club
631 South Berry Rd.
St. Louis, MO  63122

Members: Free To Members

Overview (Program Summary)

Join ACC St. Louis and Tueth Keeney for lunch and program covering the following Legal Updates:

Missouri Employment Law Update
Join us for a lightening-round discussion of Missouri employment law cases since the amendment of the MHRA, the codification of private whistleblower claims, and the overhaul of the public employee whistleblower statute.  Also, on October 23, the Missouri Supreme Court is hearing four MHRA appeals, addressing questions ranging from extraterritorial application to the timeliness of administrative charge filings.  Jim Layton, who is arguing one of those appeals, will report from Jefferson City on the Court’s questioning.
Kate Nash
Jim Layton

Weed at Work: Policies and Practices for Handling Medical Marijuana in the Workplace
Medical marijuana has been broadly expanded in Missouri with the passing of Amendment 2 in 2018.  This presentation will provide insight on handling complex employment questions related to medical marijuana at work.  We will discuss best practices in the context of disability claims, the MHRA, unemployment compensation and workers’ compensation.  
Melanie Gurley Keeney
Jenna M. Lakamp

E-Discovery Essentials
This presentation will cover essential issues about e-discovery for in-house counsel from data preservation and litigation holds to processing e-discovery requests and the impact of the new Missouri Rules of Civil Procedure on reducing the burden of e-discovery. 
Mandi Moutray
Veronica Potter

Brief Immigration Update
We will provide a brief update on changes to watch for in the business immigration context, including the new H-1B lottery system and other issues involving the hiring a foreign nationals in this ever-changing immigration world.
Melanie Gurley Keeney
Kristine Nazir



Credits: 1.8 Hours
State: Missouri
Category: General

Contact (RSVP)

Susan Wagner, Chapter Administrator

Sponsored By

Thank you to our 2019 Silver Sponsor - Tueth Keeney


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