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On August 15, 2018, a Cole County jury rendered a verdict for a class of Missouri Corrections officers against the Missouri Department of Corrections in the amount of $113,714,632.00. This was slightly over what lead trial …

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Last Wednesday, a Cole County Jury returned a verdict for $113,714,632.00 for the class of Corrections Officers I represent. This was the latest chapter in a case I have litigated for years. From my voir dire, through …

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LOUIS – After an eight-day trial, a Cole County jury awarded Missouri Corrections Officers $113,714,632. It was the result of a class …

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The class was defined as all people who worked for the Missouri DOC as a Corrections Officer I or II at any time from August 14, 2007 to the present. A 2013 report by the U.S. Department of Labor found $500,000 in overtime violations for the pre- and post-shift duties at just one DOC facility, but prison officials had neither investigated nor

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in the missouri court of appeals western district missouri corrections officers association, ) ) appellant, ) ) v. ) ) MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF ) CORRECTIONS, ) Respondent. ) WD75418 FILED: August 27, 2013 Appeal from the Circuit Court of Cole County The Honorable Daniel R. Green, Judge Before Division One: Mark D. Pfeiffer, P.J., and Victor C

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The Missouri Department of Corrections (MDOC) has agreed to a $1.6 million settlement in a lawsuit brought by a female guard who alleged she was subjected to sexual harassment at the Kansas City Reentry Center (KCRC). Tina Gallego was transferred to work at KCRC in September 2015.

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Mo. corrections officer wins $85K settlement over wrongful firing Mo. corrections officer wins $85K settlement over wrongful firing In his initial lawsuit, Jonathan Griggs said he got in trouble for reporting what he believed was illegal activity within the lockup Jan 3, 2020 By Kurt Erickson St. Louis Post-Dispatch JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.

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A Missouri jury has awarded nearly $114 million in compensation to 13,000 correctional officers who alleged in a class action lawsuit that they had been paid incorrectly for years. The award will go to current and former correctional officers who worked for the State of Missouri since 2007, according to a report in Insurance Journal.

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Missouri Corrections Officers Win $113M Verdict In Wage Class Action Posted August 20th, 2018 in news . Law360 (August 16, 2018, 9:26 PM EDT) — A central Missouri jury has awarded $113.7 million to a class of 13,000 corrections officers, after the officers alleged the Missouri Department of Corrections failed to pay them for work they did

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Furthermore, Missouri was ordered in August to pay $113 million in one class-action lawsuit for failing to accurately compensate corrections officers for …

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These issues have led to us filing yet another lawsuit against the Department. (19AC-CC00280) Whether the Department likes it or not, we are STILL the official bargaining unit for corrections officers and Sergeants. Anyone telling you different either doesn’t know, has been misinformed or is lying to you.

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A jury awarded on Tuesday $113.7 million to Missouri correctional officers as compensation for unpaid work that they performed before and after their shifts.

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Missouri corrections officers still waiting on $118 million payout from DOC Lawyers representing Missouri Department of Corrections workers in an unpaid compensation lawsuit say DOC has failed to

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The appellant, Gloria Kinder, an inmate in the Missouri Department of Corrections (DOC) system, was injured when a van driven by an employee of the DOC went off of the highway and overturned. The trial court sustained the DOC's motion for summary judgment which stated that the one-year statute of limitation contained in § 516.145, RSMo 1994,[1

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Burger Law Secures a $113 Million Verdict for the Correctional Officers of the Missouri Department of Corrections In a landmark case, a Cole County Jury awarded the Correctional Officers of the Missouri Department of Corrections $113,714,632.00 in back pay for mandatory pre and post-shift activities.

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The case mirrors one in which a Cole County jury found that 13,000 current and former correctional officers were owed $113.7 million because the state wasn’t paying them when they entered a

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A state appeals court has sided with Missouri prison guards who alleged they were shorted on their pay …

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Are you a member of the missouri department of corrections class action?

The Circuit Court of Cole County certified a class action of employees of the Missouri Department of Corrections who worked as a Corrections Officer I or Corrections Officer II from August 14, 2007, to present. You are considered a member of this class if you meet this criteria.

What was the verdict in the missouri department of corrections case?

On August 15, 2018, a Cole County jury rendered a verdict for a class of Missouri Corrections officers against the Missouri Department of Corrections in the amount of $113,714,632.00. This was slightly over what lead trial attorney Gary Burger of Burger Law requested from the jury.

Will missouris department of corrections change their clock in system?

The Department of Corrections continues to attempt to deny a court order to change their clock-in system, which would require the payment of officers the moment they begin their work. October 8, 2019 Update: Missouri Department of Corrections Appeal was Denied!

What does the missouri department of corrections do?

An error occurred while retrieving sharing information. Please try again later. The Missouri Department of Corrections improves lives to make Missouri communities safer. We manage and supervise justice-involved Missourians on probation, in prison and on parole.

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