Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 290
Wages, Hours and Dismissal Rights

August 28, 2016
Action by employees for breach of employment contract.

290.130. Any such servant or employee whose employment is for a definite period of time, and who is discharged without cause before the expiration of such time, may, in addition to the penalty prescribed by this law, have an action against any such employer for any damages he may have sustained by reason of such wrongful discharge, and such action may be joined with an action for unpaid wages and penalty.

(RSMo 1939 § 5084, A.L. 1943 p. 410 § 78)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 4612; 1919 § 9806

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