Union sisters visit Missouri Capitol to lobby for working women, Labor


Jefferson City – A group of about 80 union sisters and a few union brothers descended on the Missouri Capitol March 8 to rally and lobby for working women and Labor as part of International Women’s Day. Participants met with State Senator Gina Walsh (D-Bellefontaine Neighbors), a retired member of Heat and Frost Insulators Local 1 who is also president of the Missouri State Building & Construction Trades Council, and House Democratic Leader Gail McCann-Beatty (D-Kansas City) to discuss the issues facing Missouri’s working women, then delivered their message to other state senators and representatives. The event was hosted by the Missouri AFL-CIO. – Missouri AFL-CIO photo



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