Other Leaves: Missouri
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Jason Janoski and Alan L. Rupe, Kutak Rock LLP
- There are several types of leave that may be available to an employee in Missouri. See Leaves of Absence.
- Missouri does not have a state family and medical leave law applicable to private employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
- An employee must be provided three consecutive hours to vote on the day of election. See Voting Leave.
- An employer must not terminate, discipline, threaten or take any adverse action against an employee because the employee receives or responds to a jury summons. See Jury Duty Leave.
- An employer should not terminate or discipline any witness, victim or a victim's immediate family member for honoring a subpoena to testify in a criminal proceeding. See Crime Victim Leave.
- An employer with 20 or more employees must provide unpaid leave and reasonable safety accommodations to employees who are a victim of domestic or sexual violence or whose family member is a victim. See Domestic Violence Leave and Accommodation.
- An employer may not terminate or otherwise discriminate against members of the state-organized militia or the US armed forces. See Military Leave.
- An employer may not terminate an employee who is late to or absent from work in order to respond to an emergency. See Emergency Responder Leave.