Kevin Elmer http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Stripped-down workplace discrimination before Mo. House committee http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stripped-down-workplace-discrimination-mo-house-committee <p>A State House committee began a hearing Tuesday into a stripped-down version of the workplace discrimination bill.</p><p><a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a>&nbsp;(D)&nbsp;vetoed the House version last month, so backers are now pushing a revised bill that will primarily focus on protecting whistleblowers.&nbsp;<a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=141">&nbsp;State Rep.&nbsp;Kevin Elmer&nbsp;</a>(R,&nbsp;Nixa)&nbsp;says language that would redefine workplace discrimination as a motivating factor instead of a contributing one has been removed. Wed, 11 Apr 2012 02:07:17 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3463 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Stripped-down workplace discrimination before Mo. House committee