Posts Tagged ‘Nixon’

Sep
2013
24

Big Push By MO Building Trades, Labor Orgs, Results in Veto Override to Preserve Mining Jobs

Big Push By MO Building Trades, Labor Orgs, Results in Veto Override to Preserve Mining Jobs
  In Missouri, an override of a bill vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon has created an interesting partnership between business and labor. This has caused Democrats, in a rare move this term, to go against their party’s leader.   With persuasion from local labor leaders, many Democrats switched their position on HB650 realizing that the ...
Aug
2013
13

MO Lt. Gov. Threatens “Right-to-Work” Hail Mary, Wants Issue on the Ballot to Prevent Nixon Veto

MO Lt. Gov. Threatens
  In Missouri, a bevy of anti-worker bills such as “paycheck deception” and “Right-to-Work” have failed to make it past the desk of Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon over the last year. But the Show-Me State GOP is not to be deterred. The push for “Right-to-Work” will simply employ a different strategy this time around, according ...
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Jun
2013
28

MO Gov. Vetoes Harmful “Paycheck Deception” Bill, Union Dues Collection to Continue

  Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed a harmful “paycheck protection” bill which would have forced union members to give annual consent for automatic paycheck deductions.  The bill, SB 29, is unlikely to garner enough votes for an override considering 19 House Republicans joined Democrats in opposing it when it initially passed the...