Mo. Rev. Stat. § 191.908

Current with changes from the 2023 Legislative Session
Section 191.908 - Whistleblower protections - violations, penalty
1. An employer shall not discharge, demote, suspend, threaten, harass, or otherwise discriminate against an employee in the terms and conditions of employment because the employee initiates, assists in, or participates in a proceeding or court action under sections 191.900 to 191.910. Such prohibition shall not apply to an employment action against an employee who:
(1) The court finds brought a frivolous or clearly vexatious claim;
(2) The court finds to have planned, initiated, or participated in the conduct upon which the action is brought; or
(3) Is convicted of criminal conduct arising from a violation of sections 191.900 to 191.910.
2. An employer who violates this section is liable to the employee for all of the following:
(1) Reinstatement to the employee's position without loss of seniority;
(2) Two times the amount of lost back pay;
(3) Interest on the back pay at the rate of one percent over the prime rate.

§ 191.908, RSMo

L. 2007S.B. 577