Missouri employers with at least 20 employees will soon be obligated to provide leave to victims of domestic or sexual violence under the Victims Economic Safety and Security Act (VESSA), signed into law by Governor Mike Parson on August 28, 2021. VESSA also requires employers to provide employees notice of the new law no later
Jessica L. Liss is office managing principal of the St. Louis, Missouri, office of Jackson Lewis, P.C. As a seasoned trial lawyer, Jessica regularly represents employers in state and federal courts, conducting trials to verdict. She also has extensive experience in federal and state appeals courts and represents employers before various state and federal agencies’ administrative law judges and mediators.