Wentzville GM Workers Ratify ContractSupport from production workers overcomes opposition from skilled trades.
Illinois Manufacturers Campaign for High School Students to Join Workforce"It's been difficult because colleges and universities, counselors and parents have directed most folks, most young people to go get a four-year degree," Vichitvongsa says.
Former Inmate Sues Jackson County Over Shackles During LaborMegon Riedel claims in the federal lawsuit in Kansas City that she was 39 weeks pregnant on Oct. 5, 2012, when workers at the Jackson County Detention Center put her in handcuffs and shackles and drove her to a state prison in Vandalia, more than 200 miles away.
Right-To-Work Faces Uphill Battle In MissouriAssociated Press analysis finds not enough support in House to override governor's veto
Granite City Steel Workers Rally For ContractHundreds take part in local show of solidarity, as talks with big steel companies heat up across the United States
Construction Trades Commit to Fast-Track St. Louis Stadium ConstructionThree shifts a day, five days a week, with no overtime - that's what local labor leaders are committing to to reduce the time and cost of constructing a new NFL stadium in St. Louis.
Snow, Ice Removal Costs Hit $27 Million In KentuckyKentucky's Transportation Cabinet has spent $27 million on snow and ice removal this season, with plenty of winter still left.
Local Labor Leader Predicts Seattle Machinists Will Reject Boeing's Offer"I think that ultimately, if they turn it down, it's probably a positive for the state of Missouri," Labor Council President Emeritus Bob Kelley said.
Researchers Will Excavate Site of Deadly 1922 Labor StrikeWilliamson County Judge Brad Bleyer gave an archaeology team the go-ahead on Monday for the work in Herrin Cemetery, which was being held up by an injunction.
Metro, Transit Union to Resume Talks This Week"One of us has to bend," Amalgamated Transit Union Local 788 President Mike Breihan said. "I'm willing to bend a little bit if they're willing to bend a little bit. We both have to give a little bit."
St. Louis Fast Food Workers Expected to Protest This WeekOrganizers say dozens of restaurants will be affected. The workers will be joined by clergy and community supporters.
Opinion: Michigan's Brain Dead GOPThe curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November's elections.