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With workers under attack, union membership in Missouri grew by 46,000...

By TIM ROWDEN Editor Union density nationwide dropped to 10.3 percent last year, and Illinois union membership dropped slightly from 13.8 to 13.6, but union membership...

Building Trades pre-apprentice program would offer female inmates a fresh start

Tradeswomen share benefits of union building trades careers with women incarcerated in Vandalia prison By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent A plan for a building trades pre-apprentice program for...

Missouri bucks national trend, adds 46,000 union members – a 15-year...

BY TIM ROWDEN Editor “Right-to-work,” minimum wage and the 1% not knowing when to say enough is enough when it comes to squeezing workers is paying...

New Report: 10 WORST States for workers are RTW; the 10...

RTW isn’t dead in Missouri, but it should be Missourians last year overwhelming defeated the Prop. A referendum on so-called “right-to-work,” but Missouri Republicans are...

‘RTW’ states: Strong policies that keep workers trapped in poverty

Despite Gov. Parson's pledge, Republicans still looking at next year By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher Once again, the ugly truth about so-called “right-to-work” and its negative impact on...

Missouri Working Families Relief Fund almost depleted

Make a contribution to help working families affected by disaster By TIM ROWDEN Editor This spring and summer, Missouri has been hit hard by natural disasters, from...

Union approval rating, activism on the rise, even as membership slips

Missouri bucks national trend, adding 25,000 new members By TIM ROWDEN Editor Sixty-two percent of Americans approve of labor unions today, up from 61 percent in 2017 and...

RTW unlikely to be a statewide priority for Missouri lawmakers this...

County-level RTW still a threat By TIM ROWDEN Editor The 2019 Missouri legislative session got underway last week with a focus on the milestone of this...

Missouri joins nearly half of U.S. states raising minimum wage

By TIM ROWDEN Editor Missouri’s minimum wage went up by 75 cents to $8.60 an hour on Jan. 1, in the first of five annual increases...

Tri-County Labor Club members donate hundreds of food items for children...

ST. CHARLES, MO – Members of Tri-County Labor Club donated hundreds of non-perishable food items for children at Dardenne School in O’Fallon, MO, turning...
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