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Richard L. Connors

Principal
Overland Park

P 913-982-5757
F 913-981-1019
Richard.Connors@jacksonlewis.com

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Biography

Richard L. Connors is a Principal in the Overland Park and Kansas City offices of Jackson Lewis P.C. He counsels, advises and represents management in a wide variety of employment and labor law matters.

Mr. Connors has experience with issues involving hiring employees, discipline and discharge, separation agreements, employment discrimination, harassment, immigration worksite enforcement, affirmative action, wage & hour matters, drug testing, compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Family and Medical Leave Act, collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, National Labor Relations Act matters, union issues, strikes and picketing, and OSHA matters.

Mr. Connors strives to provide practical approaches and strategies to enable clients to reach their business goals, create or maintain their desired employee relations climate, and comply with applicable laws and regulations. He has represented employers before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, numerous State and Local Fair Employment Practice agencies, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor, National Labor Relations Board, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and Office of Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, U.S. Department of Justice. Mr. Connors has also represented employers in collective bargaining negotiations, mediations and arbitration.

Mr. Connors is a frequent speaker, author and commentator on employment and labor law matters, and conducts numerous training session and employment law seminars.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Chambers USA, Labor & Employment (2013-2014)
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August 15, 2016
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America© 2017

August 15, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, NY August, 15, 2016 – Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that more than 145 attorneys throughout the firm’s 57 locations have been named to the Best Lawyers in America© 2017. In addition, 13 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the... Read More

August 17, 2015
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015)  Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective... Read More

March 16, 2015
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Brian Christensen and Rick Connors Discuss Kansas City Region Expansion

March 16, 2015

Brian Christensen and Rick Connors are quoted in Law 360's "Jackson Lewis Adds Ex-Stinson Leonard Employment Atty." View Article (subscription may be required)     Read More

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February 6, 2017

Missouri Enacts Right to Work Law

February 6, 2017

Missouri has become 28th state to adopt a right-to-work law. Governor Eric Greitens campaigned on promises to sign “right-to-work” law if given the opportunity and the Missouri House of Representatives gave him that opportunity by passing Senate Bill 19 (SB 19) after hours of floor debates on February 2, 2017. Governor... Read More