Can I Be Fired by My Employer for Being on Workers’ Comp?

Missouri offers protections to employees who are discharged, discriminated against, or retaliated against in any way for exercising workers’ compensation rights. While there are a number of valid reasons for an employee to be terminated, your workplace injury or workers’ compensation claim are not. Even if your employer gives a different reason for firing you,…

Our Intake Process

At Burkhart Law, our intake process is designed to meet the needs of both our potential clients and our attorneys.  When you call our office, our receptionist will ask you questions about your situation and take down key information about your case.  This will give our attorneys an overview of the facts of your situation….

Are You a Victim of Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace?

It is illegal for an employer to treat you unfairly because of pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) provide protections against employers who discriminate against and harass pregnant employees and new parents. These protections cover any term or condition of…