SB 1028 Establishes standard for vicarious liability of employer for harassment of employee by supervisor
LR Number:4385S.03I Fiscal Note:4385-03
Committee:Labor and Industrial Relations
Last Action:03/14/00 - Hearing Conducted S Labor & Industrial Relations Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2000
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SB 1028 - This act provides a standard for vicarious liability of an employer for actions of a supervisor in harassment claims and allows an affirmative defense to be raised in certain cases, codifying recent holdings by the United States Supreme Court. The act also specifies that the rulemaking authority of the Missouri Commission on Human Rights shall not extend to establishing standards of employer liability.