On March 1, 2023, Judge Jon Beetem of the Circuit Court of Cole County entered Judgment for Lincoln University following a five-day jury trial between January 22 and 30, 2023. Judge Beetem directed a verdict for Defendant, Lincoln University, on all of Plaintiff’s claims under the Missouri Human Rights Act. The Plaintiff, Jim Marcantonio, was employed by the University as its Director of Human Resources for 18 years. Plaintiff claimed in his lawsuit that he was subjectedread more
U.S. Department of Labor Proposes New Rule to Determine Who is an Employee and Who is an Independent Contractor Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
by Adam Henningsen and Mollie Mohan On October 13, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a proposed rule regarding how to determine who is an employee versus an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The proposed rule would rescind an earlier rule on this topic that was published under the Trump Administration. The current rule’s “economic reality” test focuses on whether workers are economically dependent on an employer or are in business for themselves. Theread more
Tueth Keeney attorney, Mollie Mohan, was interviewed for ELA‘s Episode 365 of the Employment Matters podcast on March 8th, International Women’s Day. Mollie discussed legal issues impacting women, including the U.S. women’s soccer team settlement, Equal Pay Act claims, and pending cases before the US Supreme Court.
Mollie G. Mohan practices primarily in the areas of labor & employment, litigation, and higher education. Mollie represents colleges, universities, and private employers in labor and employmentread more
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 orread more
Tueth Keeney is proud to announce that Shareholder Mollie Mohan has been appointed by the Missouri Bar Board of Governors to the Joint Commission on Women in the Profession for a two-year term. More information can be found here. Congratulations, Mollie!
Mollie G. Mohan practices primarily in the areas of labor & employment, litigation, and higher education. Mollie represents colleges, universities, and private employers in labor and employment matters. Prior to joining the firm,read more
On December 16, 2020, Melanie Keeney, Mollie Mohan, Jim Layton, Adam Henningsen, and Aigner Carr presented a CLE for the Association of Corporate Counsel-St. Louis on Labor and Employment Law: What to Expect in 2021.
Labor and Employment – Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C. has successfully represented a number of businesses, large and small, throughout the Midwest in labor and employment matters. Our broad range of experience includes employment discrimination litigation, wage-hourread more
U.S. Supreme Court Holds that Title VII Prohibits Discrimination in the Workplace on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
by Adam Henningsen & Mollie Mohan On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the federal law prohibiting sex discrimination in the workplace also protects against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The Bostock v. Clayton County decision consolidated three separate cases that dealt with alleged discrimination in the workplace. In each case, the plaintiffs alleged that their employers fired them after learning of their sexual orientation or transgender status.read more
In December of 2018, Ian Cooper and Mollie Mohan won a Judgment for the City of Columbia, Missouri in Boone County Circuit Court. The case, Sanders v. City of Columbia, involved a former Police Officer for the City who was dismissed following his use of force on a prisoner in a holding cell. The former Officer filed suit seeking reinstatement, back pay, benefits, and other relief. A Judge in the Cole County Circuit Court initially ruled in favorread more
Tueth Keeney is proud to announce the addition of two new Shareholders, Diane Metzger and Mollie Mohan, to the firm, as of January 1, 2020. Diane Metzger is a graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law (“˜08) and Saint Louis University (“˜05). She practices primarily in the area of employment-based immigration. In particular, Diane provides legal advice and counsel regarding the hiring of foreign workers and compliance with the nation’s immigration laws. Mollie Mohan graduatedread more
Missouri Supreme Court Addresses Questions of Sex Stereotyping, Transgender Students, and Administrative Law
In two decisions handed down on February 26, 2019, the Missouri Supreme Court waded into two questions under the Missouri Human Rights Act (MHRA): whether sex stereotyping is enough to constitute a claim under the MHRA, and whether a student transitioning from female to male can insist on access to restrooms and locker rooms reserved for males. The court also waded into a question of proper procedure under Missouri administrative law. But in no respect did the Court””or at leastread more