Missouri Republicans used their large majorities to send a “right-to-work” measure to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday but appear to lack the support to override an expected veto.
It appears the board will offer a 2.5 percent raise in the next school year, and another 1 percent the year after that.
The St. Louis Civilian Review Board that will investigate alleged wrongdoing by St. Louis police still faces the threat of a lawsuit from the police union.
The Machinists union is delaying its attempt to organize Boeing workers in South Carolina, announcing Friday that it’s withdrawing a petition to hold a union vote next week.
The track called off racing today because they do not have enough workers to keep the facility open.
Right-to-work legislation will pass in Missouri, says House Speaker John Diehl.
Gov. Bruce Rauner’s move to eliminate “fair share” payments from public sector employees who opt out of joining a union, but still get benefits from collective bargaining, is “blatantly illegal,” according to AFSCME Council 31 spokesman Anders Lindall.
Durbin says if the result of a right-to-work law is reducing pay and preventing employees from collectively bargaining over workplace conditions, the idea “doesn’t do workers any favors.”
One victim can’t talk to police because he was shot in the face. Another is refusing to talk.
Fast-food workers are walking out from behind the counter and onto the sidewalks to intensify their demands, including here in St. Louis.