Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Missouri?

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Author: Ashley Shaw, XpertHR Legal Editor

While all employers must follow applicable federal law, there are also laws specific to Missouri that an employer in this state must follow. The following chart lists some of the most significant state laws in Missouri and which employers must follow them; however, it is important to note that there are many requirements an employer must follow in addition to those listed here.

Unless otherwise stated, the employee threshold refers to the number of employees within the state. Where "All Employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.

Law Covered Employers

Missouri Employment Security Law

All employers

Missouri Human Rights Act

Employers with six or more employees

Missouri Public Sector Labor Law

Public employers