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Missouri Civil Rights: What you need to know

The Missouri Human Rights Act (MHRA) prohibits employment practices that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including sexual harassment), ancestry, age (40 years and older but less than 70), or disability. The MHRA covers all public employers and private employers with six or more employees within the state (MO Rev. Stat. Sec. 213.010 et seq.).
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Under the MHRA, it is unlawful for an employer to:
• Fail or refuse to hire, to discharge, or to discriminate in the compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of a protected characteristic.
• Limit, segregate, or classify employees or applicants in any way that would deprive them of employment opportunities or adversely affect their employment status.
• Print or circulate any statement or advertisement for employment expressing any limitation, specification, or discrimination on the basis of a protected characteristic, unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ).
• Make any inquiry in connection with a prospective employee that expresses any limitation, specification, or discrimination on the basis of a protected characteristic, unless based on a BFOQ.
• Aid, incite, compel, or coerce a person to commit acts prohibited by the MHRA.
• Retaliate or discriminate in any way against a person because he or she has opposed an unlawful practice, filed a complaint, testified, assisted, or participated in any investigation, proceeding, or hearing conducted under the MHRA.
• Discriminate in any way against any person because of his or her association with a person protected by the MHRA.
It is not unlawful for an employer to have different standards of compensation or different terms ...

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