Missouri legislature stiffing Missouri residents in new health care law plan

St. Louis – Despite a spirited discussion of the pros and cons of the new Affordable Care Act (ACA) at a St. Louis Business Journal hosted seminar, Health Reform: The Impact of the Supreme...

Thirteen teenagers learn about U.S. labor movement at Romeo Corbeil Summer Camp

High Hill, MO – Some kids go to camp to enjoy nature, develop new skills and hang out with their friends. Chloe Goldstein did all that and more – learning about the American labor movement...

$5 for Fight Fund receives largest single union donation from Laborers Local 110

With its latest $5 for the Fight donation of $20,000, Laborers Local 110 goes to the head of the class in terms of contributions to help out-of-work union brothers and sisters. To date, Local...

Rallies nationwide push increase in minimum wage

Local protestors assembled in Clayton By PAI And The Labor Tribune   St. Louis – Protestors lined streets nationwide last week, urging lawmakers to raise the federal minimum wage. In St. Louis, Clayton Road at Big Bend Boulevard was...

Gov. Jay Nixon praises job creation, economic development in St. Peters

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visited Zoltek Corporation’s new facility in St. Peters on last week, announcing that the manufacturer of carbon fiber material is expanding its operations and plans to create 155 new jobs. Zoltek...

AFL-CIO Labor 2012 focuses on middle class issues, truth about candidates in this year’s...

With the Nov. 6 general election just a couple months away, St. Louis labor leaders are organizing around Labor 2012, the AFL-CIO’s grassroots campaign initiative aimed at informing union members, union families and others...

Electrical Connection and Radio Disney plan to expand energy education program in St. Louis

St. Louis – The Electrical Connection and Radio Disney AM 1260 are planning on expanding a highly-charged energy education program for children to St. Louis area communities following a successful two-year run at area...

A ‘NO’ vote on Amendment 2 next Tuesday will preserve religious freedoms in Missouri

Teacher (grade school): “Karen, where is your biology homework that I assigned last night due today?” Karen, smugly: “My religion doesn’t believe in the theory of evolution. My Mom says I don’t have to do...

Enyart receives Illlinois AFL-CIO COPE endorsement

Belleville – Democrat Bill Enyart is racking up the endorsements and generating excitement in the race to replace retiring 12th District Congressman Jerry Costello (D-Belleville). Enyart, retired adjutant general of the Illinois National Guard, recently...

Local 1 electricians upset with Dooley over 911 emergency call center

St. Louis County—A 911 emergency call center rising on the site of a former county park has union electricians hopping mad and the head of the St. Louis Building and Construction Trades council calling...