workers http://kbia.org en Gov. Nixon optimistic over reaching a deal over workers compensation http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-optimistic-over-reaching-deal-over-workers-compensation <p>With just a few days left to go in Missouri&rsquo;s legislative session, Governor Jay Nixon says he&rsquo;s optimistic about reaching a deal with lawmakers on workers&rsquo; compensation legislation he previously rejected.&nbsp; While visiting a medical supplies company in North Kansas City on Tuesday to highlight positive economic and employment trends in the state, Nixon said he met with lawmakers Monday evening, before continuing work on the workers&rsquo; comp legislation.<br /> Tue, 15 May 2012 23:36:52 +0000 Elana Gordon 14198 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon optimistic over reaching a deal over workers compensation Senator seeks Social Security number restriction http://kbia.org/post/senator-seeks-social-security-number-restriction <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Missouri employers would be barred from identifying workers by the last four digits of their Social Security numbers under a bill in the state Senate.</span></p><p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 21:07:11 +0000 Associated Press 11903 at http://kbia.org Senator seeks Social Security number restriction Post office workers face uncertain future http://kbia.org/post/post-office-workers-face-uncertain-future <p>Missouri senator Claire McCaskill is proposing cost cuts and a new business model to save post offices across the state. 167 rural Missouri post offices are on the chopping block as the U.S. Post Office moves toward more digital post services. Tue, 07 Feb 2012 15:22:04 +0000 8342 at http://kbia.org Post office workers face uncertain future