• Right-to-Work Groups Eye Finish Line, 40 Years Later

    From Bloomberg BNA:   Justice Neil Gorsuch will get much of the credit—or blame—if the U.S. Supreme Court makes it much harder for some unions to collect fees next year. But a lesser-known advocacy group with some deep-pocketed...

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  • Right to Work Law Headed to a Public Vote

    From MissouriNet:  Missouri’s right to work law passed by state lawmakers and signed by Governor Greitens in February has effectively been suspended.  The statute which would have normally taken hold Monday has been delayed by union efforts...

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  • Unions Deliver Signatures to Block Right-to-Work in Missouri

    From KMOV:  Opponents forced the suspension Friday of a new Missouri law banning mandatory union fees after delivering dozens of boxes containing what they say are more than 300,000 signed petitions demanding it be put to a...

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  • Donors Seek to Defend Missouri’s Right-to-Work Law

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Two nonprofits have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to political action committees working to protect a Missouri right-to-work law that takes effect this month. The Kansas City Star first reported American Democracy...

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  • Courts Give Right-to-Work Opponents a Second Option to Try to Block Law

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  A Missouri appeals court helped labor groups Tuesday, giving them a backup plan in their attempt to block the new right-to-work law that’ll take effect Aug. 28. The court ruled that the...

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  • Court OKs Missouri Right-To-Work Ballot Rundowns by Democrat

    From U.S. News & World Report:  Missouri appellate judges are reinstating descriptions of initiative petitions against right to work laws that were approved by the former Democratic secretary of state. The Missouri Court of Appeals’ Western District...

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  • Fighting Back Against RTW in Missouri

    Earlier this year, Missouri became the 28th “Right-to-Work” state. “Right to work” (RTW) is the name for a policy designed to take away rights from working people. The policy is wrong, and the Machinists in Missouri are...

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  • MO Right-to-Work Backers Turn to Courts to Stop Union-Led Ballot Initiative

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Supporters of Missouri’s new “right to work” law have filed another lawsuit seeking to scuttle an attempt by labor officials to put the issue before voters for an up-or-down vote. In a suit...

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  • After ‘Right to Work” Passage, MO Lawmakers Continue Debate on Controversial Labor Bills

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Weeks after passing a ‘right to work’ bill prohibiting mandatory union dues, Missouri Republicans continue to move full steam ahead on the labor reform proposals. The election of Gov. Eric Greitens, a Republican,...

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  • Right-to-Work Law Brings Sense of Unease to MO’s Union Members

    From St. Louis Public Radio:  Organized labor was able to stop “right to work” in Missouri for decades, most notably when voters rejected a 1978 ballot item. But their luck ran out last month when Gov. Eric...

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