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Discrimination Déjà Vu

March 26, 2012

Employment should be based on our skills, knowledge and experience.  We  expect protection against discrimination on the basis of disability, gender, race, religion, etc.  In the past, Missouri has made its own decisions as a state to build on federal laws such as the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Once again, actions by the Missouri legislature threaten to undo the progress we made as a state and weaken the protections meant to give all Missourians a chance to do their jobs without fear of discrimination. 

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