Rich AuBuchon http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Workplace Discrimination Bill Heard By Mo. House Committee http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/workplace-discrimination-bill-heard-mo-house-committee <p>Testimony was heard today on <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB320">legislation</a> that would redefine what constitutes workplace discrimination in Missouri.</p><p>If passed, workplace discrimination would have to be a motivating factor, not just a contributing one, in any wrongful action taken against a worker by an employer, which is the current federal standard.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.polsinelli.com/raubuchon/?ajax=no">Attorney Rich AuBuchon</a> spoke in favor of the bill on behalf of his former employer,&nbsp;the <a href="http://www.mochamber.com/mx/hm.asp?id=home">Missouri Chamber of Commerce</a>.&nbsp; He&nbsp;told the House Committee on Workforce Development and&nbsp;Workplace Safety that the state’s current definition of discrimination is hurting Missouri’s economy. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 00:54:16 +0000 Marshall Griffin 9203 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Workplace Discrimination Bill Heard By Mo. House Committee