Terms of Employment: Missouri
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Daniel Press and Alan L. Rupe, Kutak Rock LLP
- Missouri adopted the Missouri Human Rights Act to eliminate and prevent violations of human rights. See Missouri Employment Discrimination Law.
- Missouri follows the at-will employment doctrine. See At-Will Employment.
- Missouri courts will enforce noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements if the agreements meet six requirements. See Restrictive Covenants.
- Missouri courts will protect confidentiality and enforce nondisclosure agreements more readily than noncompetition agreements. See Restrictive Covenants.