Missouri Minute: Cerner faces another lawsuit, Herndon Aerospace acquired

Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:

Cerner faces another class-action lawsuit on overtime pay

Just after the U.S. Department of Labor published new national overtime regulations, more allegations of overtime pay violations are being made against Cerner Corp. Read more

Herndon Aerospace acquired by Florida firm in $210 million deal

Herndon Aerospace & Defense LLC, an O’Fallon, Missouri-based supply chain management and hardware distributor serving the military depot and commercial aerospace aftermarkets, has been acquired by aerospace parts distributor KLX Inc. for about $210 million in cash. Read more

Genetically modified crops do not add to human health risks, study finds

Genetically engineered crops are no more of a health risk to humans than conventional crops, according to a new analysis released Tuesday by the National Academics of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Read more

New York firm buys 5 DST Systems buildings in KC’s Crossroads District

Time Equities Inc., a New York real estate firm that invested heavily in Kansas City property in 2003-04, has returned to the market with the purchase of five buildings and three parking lots in the city’s Crossroads Arts District. Read more

For some, Missouri lawmakers’ ethics push still has a long way to go

After high-profile scandals rocks the Missouri State Capitol last year, lawmakers made reconfiguring the state’s ethics laws a priority. Now that the legislative session is over, some lawmakers are saying that despite the progress made, they still need to do a lot more when they return to Jefferson City next year. Read more

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