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Missouri Hiring: What you need to know

The Missouri Human Rights Act prohibits hiring practices that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, or disability. The law applies to all public employers and to private employers with six or more employees (MO Rev. Stat. Sec. 213.010 et seq.). A separate statute prohibits all employers, regardless of size, from discriminating against an employee or prospective employee on the basis of genetic information or genetic test results (MO Rev. Stat. Sec. 375.1306).
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Ban the box. Under an Executive Order (EO), state agencies and other employers in the executive branch of the state government must remove from initial job applications any questions relating to an applicant’s criminal history unless the commission of a crime would disqualify an applicant for the position (EO 16-04 (4/11/16)). The EO requires full implementation by state agencies no later than 90 days from the date it was signed.
In response to federal legislation aimed at making it more difficult for individuals to evade child support obligations, all states must now collect information regarding the hire or rehire of employees. This information is intended for use in locating noncustodial parents and enforcing their child support obligations. Missouri's new hire reporting law requires all employers to report information on each new employee to the state within 20 days of the date of hire (MO Rev. Stat. Sec. 285.300). Employers that transmit reports magnetically or electronically should submit reports twice per month if necessary, neither less than 12 nor more than 16 days apart. Employers must also report the rehire of ...

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