Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 105
Public Officers and Employees--Miscellaneous Provisions
Section 105.255

August 28, 2014

Discrimination in hiring based on educational programs prohibited, when.

105.255. 1. No municipal fire department, municipal police department, state agency, state department, or political subdivision of the state shall discriminate in hiring, placement, treatment, or prerequisite requirements for any employment or services of an individual based on the elementary or secondary education program that the individual is completing or has completed, provided that such elementary or secondary education program is permitted under Missouri law.

2. Nothing in this section shall prohibit an employer from requiring an individual to have other abilities or skills applicable to the duties of a position.

3. This section shall not apply to any private employer.

(L. 2009 S.B. 232 ยง 167.043)

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