collective bargaining http://news.stlpublicradio.org en This Week's Politically Speaking Podcast http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/weeks-politically-speaking-podcast-8 <p>It's the Thanksgiving Politically Speaking podcast, and we're thankful for all of our listeners.</p><p>St. Louis Public Radio's Chris McDaniel joins the St. Louis Beacon's Jo Mannies and Jason Rosenbaum to talk about a few political issues.</p><p>On the table for this week: GOP dissent on health exchanges, the recent ruling on public employee's right to collective bargain and the new bipartisan debt group in Missouri. And, of course, some talk about Governor Jay Nixon's deer "harvesting" and Gobbles the Turkey.</p><p></p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 23:02:56 +0000 Chris McDaniel 6655 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org This Week's Politically Speaking Podcast Mo. Supreme Court Expands Public Sector Collective Bargaining http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-supreme-court-expands-public-sector-collective-bargaining <p>The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that not only must public bodies like school boards and cities collectively bargain with their employee unions, but that bargaining must be done in good faith.</p><p>The Court issued two rulings&nbsp;Tuesday - one dealing with unionized teachers at a St. Louis charter school, and the other dealing with police officers in University City and Chesterfield who wanted to unionize.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 22:45:08 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 6650 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Supreme Court Expands Public Sector Collective Bargaining