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Restrictions on Firing Employees in Missouri

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Employers in Missouri are subject to these state rules that restrict firing employees under certain circumstances.

Missouri laws make it unlawful for an employer to:

  • fire employees who exercise their workers' compensation rights
  • fail to permit time off to vote
  • deny equal employment opportunity
  • retaliate against an employee for filing a workers' compensation or wage claim
  • violate protections for veterans or reservists
  • fire an employee for having wages withheld for child support or other garnishment

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