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Carter Law Offices

Our founding attorney Doug Carter grew up in a small town. His father was a state trooper and his family was active in their local church.

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In Missouri, like anywhere else, employment plays a main role in people’s lives. Employment is a vital part of society and Missouri labor laws equalize the bargaining power between employer and employees in order to maintain a balance and satisfying environment for society.

Union affiliation of employed wage and s

Beginning in January 2003, data reflect revised population controls used in the household survey. Data refer to the sole or principal job of full- and part-time workers exluded are all self-employed workers regardless of whether in Missouri
Total Employed 2003. 2,546
Total Members of unions 336
Percent of Employed 13.2
Total Employed Represented by Unions 363
Persent Total Employed 2004 14.2
Total Employed 2004. 2,546
Total Members of unions 315
Percent of Employed 12.4
Total Employed Represented by Unions 357
Persent of Total Employed 2004 14

Source: U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics

Labor laws in Missouri primarily regulate the relationship between employers and unions and grant employees the rights to engage in certain activities, such as strikes, to have their demands fulfilled. Missouri workers rely on labor laws to rectify unfair employment practices. Our Missouri labor law lawyers have dealt with various cases protecting each worker's and employer’s rights in order to maintain a fair relationship between both parties.

Our Missouri labor law lawyers specialize in all aspects of labor law and possess solid knowledge concerning:

  • Arbitration / grievances / mediation
  • Business immigration
  • Collective bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment agreements
  • Employment class action defense
  • Employment counseling
  • Employment litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike support
  • Supervisor training
  • Workplace security
  • Wrongful discharge

Maintaining an equal and fair employee/employer relationship should be in everybody’s interest. If you have any questions, or if you are concerned that one of your rights as a Missouri worker or employer has been violated, contact one of our Missouri labor law lawyers immediately.

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Labor Dept. Expands Overtime Laws

AUDIO, RM, 44Kbps, 4:09, 4/20/2004

The Bush administration releases new rules governing which employees have the right to receive overtime pay. While not as far-reaching as some lawmakers had desired, the central revision raises the threshold for overtime from workers earning $65,000 to those making $100,000.
Source: NPR


News about Labor Law cases in Missouri and nationwide:

General Electric Company Accepted into OSHA's VPP Corporate Pilot

WASHINGTON -- General Electric Company, headquartered in Fairfield, Conn., was recently admitted into the Occupational Safety and Health Administra... Read more >

Labor And Industrial Relations Appeals Board

HONOLULU – Governor Linda Lingle has named Honolulu attorney Roland Thom and former State Representative David Pendleton to the Labor and Industria... Read more >

Wal-Mart Agrees to Pay Fine for Violating Child Labor Laws

Company Also Signs Compliance Agreement with Labor Department WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Labor has fined Wal-Mart $135,540 in c... Read more >

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Employment Topics

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employment Litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Mediation
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike Support
  • Wrongful Discharge

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Employment Terms


A rate of increase in the general price level of all goods and services. (This should not be confused with increases in the prices of specific goods relative to the prices of other goods.)

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation system (Nasdaq)

An automated information network that provides brokers and dealers with price quotations on the approximately 5,000 most active securities traded over the counter.

American Stock Exchange

One of the key stock exchanges in the United States, it consists mainly of stocks and bonds of companies that are small to medium-sized, compared with the shares of large corporations traded on the New York Stock Exchange..

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