Francine Katz http://news.stlpublicradio.org en What Are The Legal Issues With Lyft, Missouri Executions And Francine Katz? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/what-are-legal-issues-lyft-missouri-executions-and-francine-katz <p>Wednesday marked the fourth day of the Lyft hearing in downtown St. Louis. The Metropolitan Taxicab Commission (MTC) sees the ride-sharing app as a taxi service, and wants Lyft to comply with existing regulations. But Lyft says it is a <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/legal-fight-over-lyft-st-louis-friend-car-or-taxi">“friend with a car,”</a> not a taxi. Who has the stronger legal argument?</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 21:00:01 +0000 Camille Phillips 36330 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org What Are The Legal Issues With Lyft, Missouri Executions And Francine Katz? Women In The News — Again http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/women-news-again <p>If there’s one thing I hate to do as a writer is repeat myself. I don’t like to say the same thing over and over again.</p><p>But sometimes, stories are so compelling and just don’t seem to die. So, I find that I have to retread familiar ground just a little bit.</p><p>This time, it’s women in corporate America.</p><div><p><em><strong>Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose</strong></em></p></div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For those who have forgotten our high school French, that handy phrase translates to: "The more things change, the more they stay the same."</span></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 03:16:02 +0000 Shula Neuman 36262 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Women In The News — Again Morning headlines: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-october-5-2011 <p><strong>RCGA: Economic impact of first-round playoffs $5.2 million</strong></p><p>The St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association says the economic impact of the Cardinals in the first-round playoffs approaches $5.2 million per game, based on the typical game drawing a capacity crowd.</p><p>The association says that if the Cardinals played all possible games through the World Series, the impact would approach that of having the 2009 All-Star Game in St. Louis at more than $56 million.</p> Wed, 05 Oct 2011 14:21:15 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 2188 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 A-B discrimination case likely headed for trial http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/b-discrimination-case-likely-headed-trial <p>A two-year-old gender discrimination lawsuit filed by Francine Katz, once the top female executive at Anheuser-Busch, is finally on its way to trial.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2011/10/04/missouri-supreme-court-rejects.html?ana=e_stl_rdup">St. Louis Business Journal reports</a> that the Missouri Supreme Court yesterday upheld a June 14 <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/gender-discrimination-suit-against-ab-inbev-can-go-trial">state appeals court ruling</a> that Katz&#39;s case does not have to be settled by arbitration.</p> Wed, 05 Oct 2011 13:21:14 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2187 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org A-B discrimination case likely headed for trial Gender discrimination suit against AB-InBev can go to trial http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/gender-discrimination-suit-against-ab-inbev-can-go-trial <p>A former top executive at Anheuser-Busch who sued the company for gender discrimination will be able to take her case to trial.</p><p>The Missouri Court of Appeals<a href="https://www.courts.mo.gov/file.jsp?id=47189"> ruled today </a>that Francine Katz&#39;s discrimination case does not have to be settled by arbitration.&nbsp;</p><p>From a <a href="https://www.courts.mo.gov/file.jsp?id=47198">summary of the ruling</a>, prepared by the Court of Appeals:</p> Tue, 14 Jun 2011 15:58:21 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1428 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Gender discrimination suit against AB-InBev can go to trial