Metro bus drivers reported to work on time this morning and officials with the transit company say everything is running smoothly.
The Republican-led Missouri House took another step Monday in a repeat bid to require labor organizations to ask public employees every year to agree to have union fees automatically deducted from their paychecks.
One of the four Republican candidates has become vocal about his view of unions.
Missouri House Republicans are fighting unions and democrats to make the Show-Me State a right-to-work state.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri House committee has endorsed a measure, known as “right to work,” that would bar labor contracts from requiring that all employees pay union fees. The House Workforce Development […]
“Passage is assured in the House, the votes are there in the Senate, and I believe we stand an excellent chance at making this progress”
“I think that ultimately, if they turn it down, it’s probably a positive for the state of Missouri,” Labor Council President Emeritus Bob Kelley said.
The overhaul, approved by the General Assembly this week after years of delay and inaction, cuts benefits for most employees and retirees.
In hopes to sweeten the deal, St. Louis area construction labor councils have committed to work around the clock and forgo overtime to help Missouri compete for and win Boeing’s next-generation commercial aircraft, the 777X.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is reportedly considering a special session to pass an incentive package.