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Missouri union members urged to show support for state senators fighting...

Jefferson City – The Missouri Senate General Rules Committee is considering a pair of bills that would revive the specter of “right-to-work” and enact...

Madigan, a strong ally of Organized Labor, resigns his seat in...

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OPINION: Amazon is fighting hard to stop warehouse workers from unionizing

By SONALI KOLHATKAR Thousands of warehouse workers at an Amazon plant in Bessemer, Ala., are at the center of a potentially game-changing union vote taking...

OPINION: Here’s the real reason the economy suffers under Republican presidents

By JOHN STOEHR The New York Times’ David Leonhardt recently posed the question: “Why are Republican presidents so bad for the economy?” In addition to considering...

IN MEMORIAM: Iron Workers Local 392’s Mark Jones

Mark E. Jones, an Iron Workers Local 392 member, died peacefully on Feb. 3, 2021 at his home in O’Fallon, Ill. He was 67. Brother...

IN MEMORIAM: Iron Workers Local 392’s Charles Pelo

Charles T. Pelo, a second-generation and 30-year member of Iron Workers Local 392, died Jan. 30, 2021 at Mercy Hospital South. He was 77. Brother...

UPCOMING EVENTS

MOWIT calls for help remodeling kitchens, bathrooms at Baker House transitional home

Effort will take place March 7-14 Missouri Women in Trades (MOWIT) has volunteered to remodel two kitchens and two bathrooms at the Baker House, a...

NAWIC celebrating Women in Construction Week with three virtual events

The St. Louis Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is sponsoring three virtual events to kick off Women in Construction...

Save the date for these upcoming events

March 6 –Virtual St. Louis Women’s March, sponsored by St. Louis Women’s March, an independent, nonpartisan 501c committed to dismantling systems of oppression and...

Missouri-Kansas Laborers Clay Shoot April 10

The Missouri-Kansas Laborers District Council will host a sporting clay shoot tournament for members and their guests on Saturday, April 10. The event will be...

VICTORIES

UFCW 655 wins second election at MERS Goodwill

Despite vicious anti-union campaign, employees vote to retain union as bargaining agent Festus, MO – UFCW Local 655 scored a major victory when by a...

Sparta police union wins at Illinois Supreme Court

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Sparta, IL – The Sparta, Ill., police union has won a big victory in the Illinois Supreme Court, striking down a...

Stagehands Local 6 pickets convince Outback Presents to hire five...

Belleville, IL VICTORY – Stagehands Local 6 has been picketing shows at the Skyview Drive-In since mid-September in an effort to get promoters to...

Dispatchers, call takers represented by Teamsters Local 610 win first-ever contract...

Teamsters Local 610 dispatchers and call takers at St. Louis’ Abbott Ambulance overwhelmingly approved 50-2 (out of 56 employees) a first-time collective bargaining agreement...

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