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Parson, Schmitt dispute judge’s contract talks order

A circuit judge’s order for Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to resume contract talks with unions representing government workers apparently is not enough for Parson,...

Union protesters, Democratic lawmakers, others call on Parson to implement Medicaid...

Jefferson City – Voter-approved Medicaid expansion was supposed to take effect in Missouri on July 1. Instead, more than 100 mostly union demonstrators –...

100 Missouri state workers sent home after co-workers test positive for...

Gov. Parson ignored union’s call to implement safety protocols By TIM ROWDEN Managing Editor Jefferson City – More than a hundred state employees who work inside the...

OPINION: Why is Parson outsourcing Missouri?

By GLENN KOENEN Want to make $40 an hour talking on the phone for the State of Missouri? Well, that’s possible…if you work for Maximus, a...

Parson moves Missouri Medicaid expansion to August ballot

After nearly a decade of legislative inaction a grassroots coalition anchored by Missouri Jobs with Justice Voter Action activists have succeeded in placing Medicaid...

As Missouri reopens, unions call Parson out for failing to protect...

By TIM ROWDEN Editor Jefferson City – Unions representing Missouri state workers say Gov. Mike Parson is not doing enough to protect state employees during the...

Require facemasks for everyone entering retail stores, UFCW 655 urges Parson

By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher Governor already denied grocery workers temporary first-responder status despite their COVID-19 exposure risk. Please help, call Parson. With a growing number of grocery...

SEIU Healthcare Missouri applauds Governor Parson’s long-awaited stay-at-home order

At long last, Missouri Governor finally issued a stay-at-home order for the state late Friday, April 3, to deal with the spread of COVID-19,...

Missouri AFL-CIO COVID-19 Task Force sends an open letter to Governor...

COVID-19 Task Force calls on Governor Parson to protect Missouri workers Jefferson City – The Missouri AFL-CIO formed the COVID-19 Task Force to bring together...

Governor Parson finally waives week waiting period to file for unemployment

Missouri AFL-CIO says more action is needed Jefferson City – The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken Missouri's economy and Missouri’s working families. Governor Mike Parson today finally...