The governor said the bill would have placed “unnecessary burdens on public employees for the purpose of weakening labor organizations.”
The Missouri Highway Patrol says five teens were in the car when it went off the road and struck a tree.
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.
Hundreds of fast food workers around St. Louis have stopped cooking food today and started picketing in an effort to get higher wages.
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.
Fast food workers at the Jimmy John’s in Soulard are picketing this afternoon demanding higher wages and union representation.
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.
Union membership declined across the nation by just a fraction from 11.8% to 11.3% from 2011 to 2012.
Note said “Give me all the money, except the bait money”.
The union rejected the latest contract offer from the school district prior to going on Christmas break.