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Rauner vetoes teacher raises, denies union rights for graduate assistants

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield IL – Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has vetoed two more bills designed to help Illinois workers, leaving their Democratic Party sponsors...

Rauner vetoes bill to protect Illinois workers

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has vetoed a bill intended to provide important new protections for Illinois workers, surprising...

Rauner vetoes bill to protect union nursing jobs

Other worker-friendly legislation still in question By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – One of the pro-Labor bills the Illinois Legislature was able to pass in its...

Missouri Senate passes repeal of St. Louis minimum wage increase

Unions, workers’ rights groups urge Gov. Greitens to veto the legislation By TIM ROWDEN Editor With only hours to go before the close of this year’s legislative...

Missouri House sends bigoted anti-worker bill to Greitens

SB 43 would make it harder for workers to win discrimination cases, destroy protections for whistleblowers Jefferson City – The Missouri House has passed legislation making it...

Illinois Democrats fail to override prevailing wage veto

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – Labor and its supporters lost one more effort to override a veto by Governor Bruce Rauner, this time...

Governor Rauner won’t give raise to care workers, but will give...

BY CARL GREEN Correspondent Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner declared Sept. 11-17 “DSP Week” for Direct Support Personnel – workers who help developmentally and intellectually disabled people –...

Illinois Gov. Rauner vetoes four pro-worker laws, blasts Service Employees by...

Springfield, IL (PAI) – In the latest phase of his continuing war on workers and unions, right wing Gov. Bruce Rauner, R-IL, vetoed four...

Democrats fail again to override veto of Illinois union bill

Springfield, IL – Two northern Illinois Democratic state representatives foiled the party’s attempts recently to overturn the veto of a bill that would have protected...

Paycheck deception dies in the Senate

By TIM ROWDEN Editor Jefferson City – The Missouri Senate has sustained Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a paycheck deception bill by a vote of 22-to-10,...
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