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Missouri AFL-CIO President Hummel honored with Democrats’ Thomas Jefferson Award

‘Works tirelessly for Missouri’ working families’ “We can be optimistic about the upcoming elections if we get to work and turn out, and most importantly,...

Machinists, Missouri AFL-CIO, U.S Reps. Bush, Cleaver seek answers to stop...

Hazelwood, MO – The Missouri AFL-CIO, Machinists and U.S. Reps. Cori Bush (D-Mo.) and Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) are asking GKN Aerospace CEO David Paja...

Union members urged to protest veterans’ health care cuts

Jefferson City – Jake Hummel, president of the Missouri AFL-CIO, and Merri Berry, secretary-treasurer of the state federation, are urging union members to stand...

Senate bill would slash Missouri unemployment benefits to eight weeks

Current length is 20 weeks, one of lowest in nation By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent Jefferson City, MO – The Missouri 2022 legislative session is in full swing...

Missouri Works Initiative topic of February Labor Law Series

The Missouri Works Initiative and its strategic workforce development programs will be the topic of the Feb. 9 installment of the Labor Law Series....

Next BUD program begins Feb. 14

Deadline to apply is Feb. 1 Women, minorities and veterans interested in life-changing careers in the union building trades have the opportunity to apply for...

OPINION: Top 10 things to happen for Missouri Labor in 2021

By STEPHEN WEBBER Political Director Missouri AFL-CIO Grinding through the second year of the pandemic has been tough for everyone. Living in a state with an anti-union...

Training program for union members interested in running for local office

In an effort to help union members who would like to consider running for a community office in the Spring 2022 elections, the Missouri...

Pro-worker Trish Gunby ready to take on anti-worker Ann Wagner in...

Introduces herself to Labor Council delegates, asks for Labor’s support State. Rep. Trish Gunby (D-Ballwin) announced to St. Louis Labor Council delegates Nov. 16 that...

BUD graduates 23rd class of pre-apprentices, bids farewell to Program Director...

The Building Union Diversity (BUD) program recently celebrated the graduation of its 23rd class, while saying goodbye to BUD Program Director Russ Signorino. Prior to...