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Missouri unionists, businesses, officials mobilize vs. 'right-to-work'

They packed the Small Business Committee hearing room and offered detailed testimony on the benefits of unionization and the harm such a law would cause.

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Attacks on workers expected to follow pattern set in Missouri

"Paycheck deception" legislation, which its right-wing backers disguise as "paycheck protection" is another ALEC/corporate brainstorm.

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Union activist sees new unity, new day for labor movement

My members, along with hundreds of labor, community, faith and student allies, have arrived to show support to fast food workers organizing for $15-an hour and a union.

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Outpouring in Missouri Capital demands end to attacks on labor

"Today we are united, side by side; we have to stick together, because if we lose, everyone who works for a living will pay the price."

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NLRB judge: Firm’s ‘arbitration agreement’ with workers can’t ban appeals to board

The ban violates the worker's labor law rights, ALJ Melissa Olivero ruled on August 14 in a case involving Fort Lauderdale-based Everglades University.

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Missouri state workers lobby day

"They want to take away your right to support your union. They don't want us to be here."

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Governor calls unions the voice of American workers

"We live in a time in which more and more capital is concentrated in fewer and fewer hands," Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon told union delegates at the AFL-CIO Labor Legislative Conference.

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Missourians: Real deficit is the jobs deficit

"We cannot cut our way to job creation," the Rev. Roosevelt Broadnax told labor and community allies.

After death, new Missouri law protects utility workers

A new utility workers protection law passed in Missouri could become a model for other such legislation nationally.

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In Missouri, some Republicans help stop anti-union push

A dozen or so Republicans signaled their leadership that they wanted no part of the anti-union agenda.

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