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Brian Bollman Bollman, , Southeast Missourian, asks why all workers have not joined a union if unions are so great. The Missouri Legislature is considering SB29, which would give public employees a right to choose whether labor unions can withhold dues or use fees for political purposes. The CWA Union response email: ” … it is a [...]
Can Autoworkers Union Bosses Really Kick the Job-Killing Habit? Don’t Bet On It! www.nilrr.org, April 14th, 2013 UAW seeks toehold in South with Tennessee Volkswagen plan Writing in George Mason University’[...] Record Indicates Right to Work Law Would Economically Benefit Missouri Employees, Businesses www.nilrr.org, April 12th, 2013 House Makes History Regarding Right To Work Legislation [...]
House Makes History Regarding Right To Work Legislation As the account linked above shows, legislators in the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City are now passionately debating whether Show Me State employees and employers would benefit from enactment of a Right to Work law. For the first time in decades, Right to Work is on the table [...]
Union dues collecting is examined by Missouri, Kansas lawmakers Elected officials in the “Show Me” State, like their counterparts in a number of other forced-unionism states, are coming under ever-more intense grass-roots pressure to fight for passage of a state Right to Work law prohibiting compulsory union dues and fees. The vast majority of ordinary Missourians [...]
Helping Workers RAISE Themselves Next week, National Right to Work Committee President Mark Mix will visit Jefferson City to talk to a legislative panel about why Missouri should become America’s 25th state to pass a comprehensive ban on forced union dues and fees. Mr. Mix will surely note that states prohibiting the termination of [...]
Will Missouri pass a Right To Work law this year? Stephen Herzog, Branson Tri-Lakes News reporter, thinks it’s a possibility. Here’s the story: “We’ve been after the right to work in the state of Missouri for a while,” Rowland said. “I think we have an opportunity this year to get it done.” Proposed “right-to-work” legislation [...]
Mike Lear, Missourinet, reports Missouri lawmakers dragging their feet on a Right to Work law. Missouri’s Republican House Speaker says in spite of the passage of right-to-work in Michigan, he doesn’t expect to make it a priority in Missouri but will pursue paycheck protection. House Speaker Tim Jones (R-Eureka) Speaker Tim Jones (R-Eureka) [...]
Mike Antonucci Looks at Membership Numbers After Officials “. . .Tried Every Tactic Imaginable” NEA had a total of 3,166,761 members of all types, of whom 2,807,332 were active and employed in the public school system. Be aware that these are individual souls, not full-time equivalents. Forty-four state affiliates lost active members in 2010-11. The following [...]