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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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Police Searching For AB Credit Union Robber

Suspect wore a blue Detroit Tigers had, jeans and gray jacket.

12/26/2012

Photo: Getty/Frank Polich

Illinois Terminates Contract with AFSCME

The Quinn administration has terminated the contract between the state of Illinois and its largest public employee union.

11/21/2012

(Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty)

Judge Orders Hostess to Mediate with Union

Hostess Brands Inc. and its second largest union will go into mediation to try and resolve their differences, meaning the Twinkie company won’t go out of business just yet.

11/19/2012

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Summer 2012: Not An Anomaly But The New Normal

Number of heat waves per summer have doubled since the 1940’s.

07/31/2012

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