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Russ Riggan Selected for the 2018 Best Lawyers in America List

Our firm is proud to announce that Attorney Russ Riggan has been named in the 2018 Best Lawyers in America list. Attorney Riggan has been awarded for his hard work and dedication in representing ...
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Riggan Law Firm Files Gender Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit on Behalf of St. Louis County Police Officer

In a recently filed lawsuit, Riggan Law Firm, LLC, an employment law firm based in St. Louis, Missouri, asserted claims on behalf of its client, a St. Louis County Police Officer who alleges that his ...
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Riggan Law Firm Files Userra Lawsuit on Behalf of Airline Pilot

On August 16, 2016, Riggan Law Firm, LLC, an employment law firm located in St. Louis, Missouri, filed an employment discrimination lawsuit on behalf of its client, an airline pilot, against GoJet ...
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Proposed Bill Could Abolish Current Missouri Wage Laws

A bill currently being considered by a Missouri House committee could eliminate the state's prevailing wage for public construction projects. Under the current wage system, a base wage is set on ...
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Riggan Law Firm Obtains Six-Figure Judgment in Sexual Harassment/Retaliation Case

On January 6, 2016, Riggan Law Firm, LLC, a St. Louis employment law firm, obtained a victory for its client in a case involving claims of sexual harassment and retaliation, among others. In the case ...
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Riggan Law Firm Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit on Behalf of Veteran Helicopter Pilot

On December 22, 2015, Riggan Law Firm, LLC, an employment law firm located in St. Louis, Missouri, filed an employment discrimination lawsuit on behalf of its client, a veteran helicopter pilot, ...
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SSM Health at Home Employees Class and Collective Action Lawsuit

Recently, Riggan Law Firm, LLC, a St. Louis employment law firm, filed a class and collective action lawsuit on behalf of its clients, a group of home healthcare workers, to recover unpaid wages for ...
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DOL Proposes Raising the Overtime Pay Threshold

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released a proposed update to a rule that governs overtime pay for salaried workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL is seeking to amend the ...
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Riggan Law Firm Files Lawsuit Against Employer for Disallowing Nursing Mother from Expressing Breast Milk at Work

In a recently filed federal court lawsuit, Riggan Law Firm, LLC, an employment law firm based in St. Louis, Missouri, asserted claims on behalf of its client, a nursing mother who alleges that her ...
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Riggan Law Firm Files Lawsuit Against Missouri American Water Company for Gender Harassment and Retaliation

On July 27, 2015, Riggan Law Firm, LLC, an employment law firm located in St. Louis, Missouri, filed a gender harassment and retaliation lawsuit on behalf of its client, Marlene Schmittling-Nolan, ...
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Riggan Law Firm Files Lawsuit over Denial of Insurance Coverage to Same-Sex Spouse

On June 10, 2015, Riggan Law Firm, LLC, a St. Louis employment law firm, filed a federal court lawsuit on behalf of its clients, Plaintiffs Andrew Bone and Christopher Bone, against the St. Charles ...
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8th Circuit Says No FMLA Claim Where Employee Was Not Under Continuing Treatment by Healthcare Provider

In the recent case of Johnson v. Wheeling Machine Products, the United States District Court for the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals (which includes Missouri) upheld summary judgment for an employer ...
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8th Circuit Rejects Private Agreement Between Employer and Employees to Settle Wage Claims

In the recent case of Beauford v. ActionLink, LLC, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (which includes Missouri) ruled against an employer who improperly classified employees as ...
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Supreme Court Rules Against Worker Pay for Security Screenings

In the recent case of Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk, the United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously this month that a temp agency was not required to pay workers at Amazon warehouses ...
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Riggan Law Firm Obtains Class Certification in Tip Pooling Case Against Colton's Steakhouse

On February 19, 2015, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, in the case of Harvill, et al. v. Phelps County Restaurant, LLC d/b/a Colton's Steak House & Grill, ...
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Missouri Appeals Court Invalidates Arbitration Agreement for Lack of Consideration and Mutuality

The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District issued its latest ruling on arbitration agreements in Jimenez v. Cintas Corporation. In that case, the Court held that an arbitration agreement ...
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Wage/Hour Violations at the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon?

Each year in the Fall, St. Louis hosts the ever-popular Rock 'n Roll Marathon, which includes not only a 26-mile marathon, but also a half-marathon, a two-person half-marathon relay, a 5k race, ...
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Riggan Law Firm Files Wage Lawsuit on Behalf of St. Louis County Animal Control Officers

Recently, Riggan Law Firm, LLC, a St. Louis employment law firm, filed a class/collective action lawsuit on behalf of a group of St. Louis County Animal Control Officers, to recover unpaid wages for ...
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Riggan Law Firm Files Overtime Lawsuit on Behalf of Hotel Managers

Recently, Riggan Law Firm, LLC, a St. Louis employment law firm, filed a lawsuit on behalf of its clients against Granite City Hotel and Resorts, LLC and Sasak Corporation for unpaid wages. The ...
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Attorneys' Fees for MHRA Violation Not Limited by Proportionality to Jury Verdict

In a recent decision, the Missouri Courts of Appeals, Eastern District ruled that a plaintiff who prevails under the Missouri Human Rights Act cannot have the award of attorneys' fees arbitrarily ...
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Missouri Supreme Court Says "Sign-or-Be-Fired" Arbitration Agreement Unenforceable

In the recent case of Baker v. Bristol Care, Inc. , the Missouri Supreme Court decided the issue of whether an employer can enforce an arbitration agreement that is presented to an employee as a ...
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Riggan Law Firm Settles Collective Action Wage Lawsuit on Behalf of St. Louis County Park Rangers

On September 8, 2014, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri approved the settlement of a collective action lawsuit brought on behalf of a group of St. Louis County Park ...
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Latest Illinois Ruling on Non-Compete Agreements

The Illinois Court of Appeals for the First Appellate Division recently issued its decision in the case Fifield v. Premier Dealer Services, Inc. In that case, the Court held that non-competition ...
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Riggan Law Firm Files Class/Collective Action Wage Lawsuit Against Colton's Steak House & Grill

On August 19, 2014, Riggan Law Firm, LLC, a St. Louis employment law firm, filed a class and collective action wage lawsuit against Colton's Steak House & Grill. The lawsuit, which was filed ...
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Riggan Law Firm Headed to Trial in FLSA Action

On May 20, 2014, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri denied the parties cross motions for summary judgment in the case Pennington, et al. v. Integrity Communications, ...
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