Employees fired for missing work and for disobeying company rules could have a harder time claiming unemployment benefits.
People fired for sleeping on the job and missing work could have a harder time getting unemployment benefits under a bill endorsed by the Missouri Senate.
Additional benefits could cost $1.2 million per year.
State eases requirement that people check in once a month.
GOP claims victory despite falling short of demands.
But the St. Louis-area Republican seeks to stop other federal funding for the state, as much as $400 million.