HB 64 – Political contribution payroll deduction. Allows a labor organization to obtain
a political contribution through an automatic payroll deduction if the employee
or member consents to the contribution in writing annually.
HB 77 – Labor organization practices as a condition of employment. Specifies that no person as a
condition or continuation of employment can be required to engage in or cease
engaging in specified labor organization practices.
HB 91 – Labor organization practices as a condition of employment. Specifies, upon voter approval, that
no person as a condition or continuation of employment can be required to
become or refrain from becoming a member or paying dues to a labor
HB 95 – Labor organization membership as a condition of employment. Specifies that no person as a
condition or continuation of employment can be required to become or refrain
from becoming a member of or paying dues to a labor organization.
HB 115 – Employee password protection. Prohibits an employer from requesting or requiring an
employee or applicant to disclose any user name, password, or other means for
accessing a personal account or service through an electronic device.
HB 164 – Credit history as hiring criteria. Prohibits an employer from using a job applicant’s personal
credit history as a hiring criteria except where the credit history is shown
to be directly related to the position sought by the applicant.
HCS HB 275 – Federal work authorization. Requires all employers and business entities to enroll and
actively participate in a federal work authorization program and imposes
stricter penalties for employing an unauthorized alien.
HB 286 – Employee social networking protection. Prohibits employers from asking current or prospective
employees to provide specified information to gain access to a social
networking website where such employees maintain an account or profile.
HB 319 / SB 353 – Whistleblower Protection Act. Establishes the Whistleblower’s Protection Act to codify
the doctrine making it unlawful for an employer to discharge a
HCS HB 320 / SB 353 – Missouri
Human Rights Act. Changes the laws regarding unlawful discriminatory
employment practices as they relate to the Missouri Human Rights Act and
establishes the Whistleblower Protection Act.
HB 706 – Password Privacy
Protection Act. Protects employees from being required to disclose
personal user names or passwords.
SS SB 28 – Standard for
misconduct. Redefines “misconduct” and “good cause” for the
purposes of disqualification from unemployment benefits. Among other
provisions, this legislation changes the standard for misconduct from wanton or
willful disregard of the employer’s interest and a disregard of standards of
behavior the employer has the right to respect to a knowing disregard of that
interest and a knowing violation of the standards the employer expects; changes
another standard for misconduct from an intentional and substantial disregard
of the employer’s interest or of the employer’s duties and obligations to the
employer to a knowing disregard of such interests, duties and obligations;
changes another definition of misconduct from a deliberate violation of the
employer’s rules constitutes misconduct to a violation of an employer’s rule
unless the employee demonstrates that he or she did not know and could not
reasonably know the requirement or the rule is unlawful.
Misconduct also includes a violation of a no-call,
no-show policy, chronic absenteeism, tardiness, unapproved absences following a
written warning, and a knowing violation of a state standard or regulation of
an employee of a licensed employer which would cause the employer to be
SS SCS SB 29 / SB 71 –
Authorization for dues and fees for political contributions. Requires
authorization for certain labor unions to use dues and fees to make political
contributions and bars them from withholding earnings from paychecks.
SB 76 / SB 134 / SB 238 – Labor
organization as a condition of employment. Bars employers from
requiring employees to engage in or cease engaging in certain labor practices.
Specifically, bars employers from requiring employees to become or refrain
from becoming a member of a labor organization or pay dues or other charges
required of labor organization members as a condition of employment. Employers who
do so commit a class C misdemeanor.
SCS SB 164 – Employee password
protection. Protects employees from being required to disclose
personal user names or passwords. Specifically, prohibits employers from
requesting or requiring an employee or job applicant to disclose any user name
or password for accessing personal online accounts or services, unless such
accounts, services or devices are supplied or paid for by the employer and are
used for business purposes.
Employers shall not retaliate against an employee for refusing
to disclose the confidential information. Employees are barred from
transferring an employer’s proprietary or confidential information or financial
data to an employee’s personal online account or service without employer authorization.
SB 301 – Prevailing wage. Modifies
the law relating to the prevailing wage. Among other provisions, this
legislation requires that the wage rate most commonly paid in the county where
the work is performed shall determine the rate of each occupational title,
unless no work has been performed, in which case the rate shall be the wage
rate most commonly paid for that title within all Missouri counties adjacent to
the county where the work is performed.