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.
For the first time in three years, Metro’s bus and train drivers and mechanics could have a new contract by the end of today.
A local rally got underway this morning at the McDonald’s on Tucker downtown.
Police Officers Association President Joe Steiger notes that this is the first contract since local control took effect.
Some lawmakers are trying to curb the power of organized labor, but want to avoid upsetting some key political constituencies, namely police and firefighters.
Anthony Davis, president of Mail Handlers Local 314, was indicted for his alleged embezzlement of approximately $40,660 of union funds.