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Gov Nixon Vetoes Bill on Union Paycheck Deductions

The governor said the bill would have placed “unnecessary burdens on public employees for the purpose of weakening labor organizations.”

06/25/2013

KMOX file photo.

3 Teens Die in Union, Missouri Crash

The Missouri Highway Patrol says five teens were in the car when it went off the road and struck a tree.

06/07/2013

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Victim Identified in Deadly Road Rage Incident

43-year-old Darvin Wallace of St. Louis followed a truck as it exited the interstate, got out with a hammer and began striking the truck.

05/17/2013

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More St. Louis Fast Food Workers Plan to Strike

Hundreds of fast food workers around St. Louis have stopped cooking food today and started picketing in an effort to get higher wages.

05/09/2013

McDonald’s workers strike in St. Louis County. (KMOX/Allison Blood)

Hundreds of St. Louis Fast Food Workers to Strike

More than 100 employees from major national brands like Wendy’s, Hardee’s, and Domino’s will walk off their jobs in a push for higher wages.

05/08/2013

Fast food workers at the Jimmy John's in Soulard go on strike, saying the can't survive on $7.35 an hour. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Jimmy John’s Workers Strike in Soulard

Fast food workers at the Jimmy John’s in Soulard are picketing this afternoon demanding higher wages and union representation.

05/08/2013

St. Louis City Hall

Carpenter’s Union Calls Document New City Workers Are Asked to Sign Devious

Jo-An Williams with the Carpenter’s Union says the agreement exploits new hires and forces them to agree their benefits can be unilaterally changed by the city.

02/18/2013

Striking Chicago public school teachers attend a press conference by The Chicago Teachers Solidarity Campaign outside the office of Mayor Rahm Emanuel in City Hall on September 17, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.(Getty/Scott Olson)

Union Membership Down in Missouri, Illinois and U.S.

Union membership declined across the nation by just a fraction from 11.8% to 11.3% from 2011 to 2012.

01/24/2013

Man Charged With Using BB Gun To Hold Up AB Credit Union

Note said “Give me all the money, except the bait money”.

01/17/2013

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Litchfield Teachers Gearing Up for Possible Strike

The union rejected the latest contract offer from the school district prior to going on Christmas break.

01/02/2013

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