paycheck protection http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri Lawmakers Send 'Paycheck Protection' Bill To Gov. Nixon http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-lawmakers-send-paycheck-protection-bill-gov-nixon <P>The <A href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2013&amp;district=133">Missouri House</A> has given final passage to legislation that would limit labor unions' ability to deduct dues and fees from the paychecks of public employees.</P> <P><A href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/BTS_Web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&amp;BillID=16944749">Senate Bill 29</A> would require unions to get written permission every year to deduct dues from paychecks.&nbsp; While it would only apply to public employees, unions for first responders would be exempt.&nbsp; Unions would also have to get permission to use d Mon, 13 May 2013 23:35:56 +0000 Marshall Griffin 26361 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Lawmakers Send 'Paycheck Protection' Bill To Gov. Nixon Labor Union Members Rally At The Mo. Capitol, Call On Lawmakers To Defeat "Anti-Worker" Bills http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/labor-union-members-rally-mo-capitol-call-lawmakers-defeat-anti-worker-bills <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> <P>The <A href="http://house.mo.gov/">Missouri House</A> and <A href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Senate</A> have both passed so-called “paycheck protection” bills, <A href="http://house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB64&amp;year=2013&amp;code=R">HB 64</A> and <A href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/BTS_Web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&amp;BillID=16944749">SB 29</A>,&nbsp;which are now awaiting further actions in each chamber.&nbsp; The measur Wed, 27 Mar 2013 22:46:36 +0000 Marshall Griffin 24901 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Labor Union Members Rally At The Mo. Capitol, Call On Lawmakers To Defeat "Anti-Worker" Bills "Paycheck Protection" Bill Remains Stalled In Mo. Senate http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/paycheck-protection-bill-remains-stalled-mo-senate <p>The <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate</a> spent a few hours Wednesday debating legislation that would bar labor unions for public workers from withholding money from public employees’ paychecks.</p><p>The so-called <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/BTS_Web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&amp;BillID=16944749">"Paycheck Protection" bill</a> would also require consent from public employees before labor unions can use fees and dues for political purposes.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/members/mem11.htm">&nbsp;State Senator Paul LeVota </a>(D, Independence) says the bill should be called “paycheck deception." Thu, 28 Feb 2013 04:33:15 +0000 Marshall Griffin 9720 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org "Paycheck Protection" Bill Remains Stalled In Mo. Senate