Posts Tagged ‘veto’

Mar
2016
7

MO “Paycheck Deception” Bill Likely; House, Senate Displaying Veto-Proof Majorities

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  The Missouri House of Representatives passed a “paycheck protection” bill on Friday by a 109-49 margin.  The anti-union bill, commonly referred to by workers’ rights advocates as “paycheck deception,” prohibits unions from deducting fair share fees from public sector paychecks.  A similar bill was vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon in...
Sep
2015
16

Zombie Law: Missouri “Right-to-Work” Expected to Die Anew in Blaze of Fruitless Override Glory

Zombie Law: Missouri
  Lawmakers will return to Jefferson City this week to revisit “Right-to-Work” legislation previously vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon.  After decades of failed attempts, the unlikely happened this spring when the Missouri GOP finally got enough votes in both the House and Senate to get the legislation to the Governor’s desk.  Now, as the...
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Sep
2013
11

Gov. Christie Delivers One-Two Punch to the Gut of NJ Construction Workers

Gov. Christie Delivers One-Two Punch to the Gut of NJ Construction Workers
  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie started September off with an anti-worker bang, taking two direct swipes at construction workers in his state. Christie has vetoed a bill aimed at stopping employee misclassification in the drayage trucking industry.  In issuing an absolute veto of A1578/S1450, Christie is allowing the exploitative...