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Bob Soutier

Labor Day Parade, St. Louis, Mo.

Labor Day Parade Amid New Pressures on Unions

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The threat of rain — and other worries — hung over the Labor Day parade, as thousands of union members and their families marched downtown. The rain held off, but many union members voiced […]

09/01/2014

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Mark Reardon: IKEA Is Coming To St. Louis

IKEA makes it official this morning. A new store will be built in midtown St. Louis at the southwest corner of Vandeventer and Forest Park. Joseph Roth is a spokesman for IKEA.

12/04/2013

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Missouri Labor Leaders Vow 24-hour Work for Boeing

In hopes to sweeten the deal, St. Louis area construction labor councils have committed to work around the clock and forgo overtime to help Missouri compete for and win Boeing’s next-generation commercial aircraft, the 777X.

12/03/2013

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Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, September 17th – Farshid Etniko Performs at Charlie’s 25th Anniversary Show; Fred Bronstein of SLSO; Bob Soutier of STL Labor Council; and Steve Hanley of MediBeacon

Charlie talks with Farshid of Farshid Etniko; with Fred Bronstein of the STL Symphony Orchestra; with Bob Soutier of the STL Labor Council AFL-CIO on pulling support from Charlie Dooley; and with Steve Hanley, CEO of MediBeacon.

09/17/2013

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley

Dooley and Organized Labor Drifting Apart

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Some local union leaders tell St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley he’s officially on the outs with organized labor. “We told him that support for his re-election effort doesn’t appear to be there at […]

09/16/2013

Terry Nelson, Executive Secretary of the St. Louis Carpenters District Council

Carpenters Union Cuts Ties with Charlie Dooley

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The Carpenters Union withdraws its longtime support from County Executive Charlie Dooley, who faces re-election next year in the shadow of an ongoing FBI investigation. “Charlie Dooley’s credibility in my opinion is tarnished beyond […]

09/06/2013

Republican Dave Spence defends his nomination to St. Louis County Police Board.

Organized Labor Blasts Dooley for Spence Nomination

“This is an apolitical board,” Spence said, “I don’t think my view on one particular issue should come into something that is a volunteer board.”

08/23/2013

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Texas Gov. Perry Hopes To Lure Missouri Businesses

The ads are airing a week before Perry is scheduled to speak at a Missouri Chamber of Commerce luncheon and attend an evening event hosted by groups backing a veto override of HB 253, the tax cut bill.

08/22/2013

Lewis Reed (left) at news conference with Carpenter's Union Business Representative Jo-Ann Williams

Lewis Reed Accuses Mayor Slay of Union Busting

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Courting the union vote, Mayoral hopeful Lewis Reed stood on the steps of city hall accusing Mayor Slay of pushing a plan to force new city hires to sign a document waiving their benefits. […]

02/18/2013

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Mark Reardon: Right-To-Work & U.S. Senator Roy Blunt

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri discusses the looming fiscal cliff and his “Stop the Nuclear Option” website.

12/12/2012

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