right to work http://kcur.org en Missouri Legislators Discuss Right-To-Work Bill http://kcur.org/post/missouri-legislators-discuss-right-work-bill <p>A bill that would turn Missouri into a right-to-work state was the subject of a hearing in Jefferson City Monday.</p><p>As written, the so-called “Freedom to Work Act” would bar workers from being required to engage or cease engaging in labor union activities as a condition for employment.</p><p>Greg Johns with the group Missourians for Right to Work cites Oklahoma as an example of where it has worked.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:04:45 +0000 Marshall Griffin 49734 at http://kcur.org Labor Union Members Rally At Missouri Capitol http://kcur.org/post/labor-union-members-rally-missouri-capitol <p>Labor union members from across Missouri descended on the State Capitol today, hoping to convince lawmakers to defeat bills they say are anti-worker.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:10:45 +0000 Marshall Griffin 34222 at http://kcur.org Labor Union Members Rally At Missouri Capitol Right To Work Debated In Missouri http://kcur.org/post/right-work-debated-missouri <p>Supporters and opponents of legislation that would make Missouri a right-to-work state crowded into a hearing room Wednesday at the State Capitol.&nbsp;</p><p>The bill would forbid workers from being forced to join unions or pay union dues as a condition of employment.&nbsp;</p><p>Greg Hoberock, national chair of Associated Builders and Contractors, testified in favor of the measure.</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 16:05:08 +0000 Marshall Griffin 31607 at http://kcur.org Right To Work Debated In Missouri