News From: Missouri

by Guest Post | on Jul 13, 2018

Media Calls Out Koch on Right to Work Mailer

The following editiorial was written by the Kansas City Star in response to the upcoming vote in Missouri on Right to Work. Political mailers are so often misleading that they should probably go...

by Brian Young | on May 14, 2018

Missouri Rushing the "Race to the Bottom"

Since February 2017, unions in Missouri have been fighting the implementation of Right to Work in the state. After the bill was signed by Governor Eric Greitens, unions from across the state launched...

by Kate Hogan | on Aug 29, 2017

A $400 a Month Pay Cut

St. Louis’ minimum wage has reverted back to $7.70, only three months after raising to $10, due to a new state law passed by Republicans in the state legislature and signed by Missouri Governor...

by Brian Young | on Aug 18, 2017

310,567 Missourians Say No to RTW

On Friday, months of hard work paid off as the union movement flooded the Missouri State Capitol to officially file 310,567 signatures to stop Right-to-Work from being enacted in the state. So many...

by Brian Young | on Aug 11, 2017

AFL-CIO takes on Koch in Missouri

Unions in Missouri announced on Thursday that they had collected 300,000 signatures in an effort to prevent Right to Work from becoming law at the end of the month. As UCOMM previously reported,...

by Press and Media | on May 16, 2017

The Missouri Legislature Sucks

Missouri state lawmakers take away a St. Louis minimum wage increase, literally taking money out of people’s pockets.

by Brian Young | on Oct 13, 2016

Right to Work on the ballot in Virginia

On Election Day, voters across the country will be going to the polls to vote for the future of the country.  The decisions that many voters make across the country, will have a serious impact...

by Brian Young | on May 16, 2016

Chappelle holds 'em hostage

In a surprising move, the Missouri Senate has beaten back an attempt to change how union dues are collected in the state.  The vote, which was to override Gov. Jay Nixon (D-MO) veto of the bill...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 22, 2016

This guy voted to hurt his community

Last year, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a Right to Work (for Less) bill and Republicans in the State Assembly did not have the votes to override his veto.  At the time, Republican...