Workplace Laws

Use the links below to learn more about workplace laws.

Workers’ Compensation
The Missouri Department of Labor website provides information to businesses and workers regarding compliance with disability compensation programs that provide wage replacement to workers who experience work-related injury or disease. For additional information contact the Division of Workers’ Compensation by phone at 573-751-4231, by e-mail at
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) Advisor helps Veterans understand employee eligibility and job entitlements, employer obligations, benefits and remedies under the Act.
Missouri Department of Labor
Information on a variety of labor related subjects important to business and individuals, such as Worker’s Compensation, mandatory workplace posters, minimum wage, unemployment, workplace safety, youth employment and other work related topics.
Federal Contract Compliance
Information and resources regarding the employment of persons with disabilities.
Wage and Hour Information
Information for businesses and individuals regarding federal labor laws including wages, overtime pay, record keeping, youth employment, family and medical leave, migrant workers, prevailing wage and worker protections.
Youth Employment
Information about workplace safety and health program management, child labor laws, and youth and employer rights and responsibilities.
Layoff information
Missouri's Employment Transition Team provides businesses and workers experiencing job losses with information and assistance to help alleviate the economic and unemployment distress resulting from these employment actions. Included at this site is information regarding the WARN Act.