President Biden Announces New COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates

by Mollie Mohan, Kate Nash, Lisa Berns, and Christine Self On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a sweeping new plan to increase the country’s COVID-19 vaccination rate. A summary of the plan, and its implications for Missouri and Illinois employers, is below. OSHA Rule Mandating Vaccines for Employers with Over 100 Employees President Biden announced that the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is developing a rule that will apply to employers with 100 or

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SB 739 – Anti-Discrimination Against Israel Act, Contracting Officers Beware…

by Lisa Berns The Missouri legislature’s truncated and recently completed 2020 session did not produce as much legislation as is typical. Nonetheless one of the few bills that has made it out of the capitol has some terms that (assuming it is not vetoed by Governor Parson) Missouri public school district and community college district officials should be fully aware of for all new contracts, requests for proposal and purchase orders going forward. Truly agreed to and finally passed Senate

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Coronavirus Pandemic Planning in Missouri – Holding Legally Compliant Board Meetings

Frequently Asked Questions

Coronavirus Pandemic Planning: Holding Legally Compliant Board Meetings During this Time of Uncertainty

Below, we are listing answers or guidance we are providing in response to questions we have received relating to holding board meetings during this time of uncertainty. As time progresses, we will continue to provide updates or amended guidance, where necessary.

Can we hold a meeting without having anyone physically attend the meeting? Yes. However, the manner in

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Prevailing Wage Repeal in Progress – Will Prevailing Wage Continue to Prevail in Missouri

April Blog post HB 104 ““ Prevailing Wage Repeal In Progress WILL PREVAILING WAGE CONTINUE TO PREVAIL IN MISSOURI? As Missouri public school districts are aware, the Missouri Prevailing Wage Law (located at RSMo. 290.210-290.340) (the “Act”) applies to construction projects and generally requires that workers employed by or on behalf of a public body for the “construction of public works, exclusive of maintenance work” be paid the prevailing hourly rate applicable to the county in which the public body

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Tueth Keeney Attorneys Author School Law 2016 Cumulative Supplement

The following Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt attorneys were authors of the School Law 2016 Cumulative Supplement published by The Missouri Bar: Melanie Gurley Keeney, Michelle Hammond Basi, Lisa Berns, Celynda Brasher, Margaret Hesse, Shane Jones, Kameron Murphy and Katherine Nash. Melanie Gurley Keeney, a founding Shareholder of Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C. , practices in the areas of Employment, Immigration, and Education law. Melanie represents institutions of higher education, corporations and individuals in immigration law matters,

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Katherine L. Nash and Mollie E. Hennessee Recently Spoke at the Missouri Community College Association’s Annual Convention

Katherine L. Nash and Mollie E. Hennessee presented two sessions at the Missouri Community College Association’s Annual Convention in Branson, Missouri on November 7, 2014.   Their first presentation ““ titled “The Violence Against Women Act and What it Means for Community Colleges” ““ focused on the requirements of the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SaVE) Act and the challenges faced by administrators in higher education in implementing these requirements.   Their second presentation ““ titled “Sexual Violence on Campus

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Lisa Berns is Featured Presenter at March 2005 National Business Institute Seminar Regarding Retail Leasing

Firm attorneys are often in demand as speakers and presenters for their expertise on legal topics. Tueth Keeney attorney Lisa Berns was a presenter at the National Business Institute’s recent seminar entitled “The Fundamentals of Successful Office and Retail Leasing in Missouri.” The program was held on March 2, 2005 in Clayton, Missouri. The National Business Institute serves the continuing education needs of attorneys, accountants, and other

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