unions http://kbia.org en Missouri House approves limit on union fee collections http://kbia.org/post/missouri-house-approves-limit-union-fee-collections <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Missouri House has passed legislation that would require public employees to give annual written authorization for unions to spend money automatically deducted from a person's paycheck.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:51:59 +0000 Associated Press 50748 at http://kbia.org Missouri House approves limit on union fee collections Mo. Senate passes union paycheck deduction bill http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-passes-union-paycheck-deduction-bill <p>The Missouri Senate has approved legislation requiring public employee unions to seek annual consent to automatically deduct fees from members' paychecks.</p><p>The bill also would require the unions to seek consent for spending members' fees on political contributions.</p><p>Public safety unions representing first responders would be exempt and not have to seek consent from members under the Senate bill.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:34:15 +0000 Person: Associated Press 30425 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate passes union paycheck deduction bill Mo. unlikely to follow Michigan lead on union law http://kbia.org/post/mo-unlikely-follow-michigan-lead-union-law <p>Missouri Republican leaders say it would be difficult to follow Michigan's lead in passing a "right-to-work" law that prohibits union dues as a condition for employment. Tue, 11 Dec 2012 21:07:33 +0000 Associated Press 25764 at http://kbia.org Mo. unlikely to follow Michigan lead on union law Mo. Home Care Union hopes for first contract http://kbia.org/post/mo-home-care-union-hopes-first-contract <p>A union representing 13,000 workers who provide in-home care to the disabled says it hopes a decision by the Missouri Supreme Court can clear the way for negotiations with the state on a contract.</p><p>The Supreme Court declined Tuesday to hear an appeal of a May ruling upholding a vote by the workers to be represented by the Missouri Home Care Union. The union says that clears the "last legal obstacle delaying negotiations" on its first contract.</p><p>The workers are paid by the state to help the disabled in their homes with daily tasks such as bathing and cleaning.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 13:54:39 +0000 Associated Press 23724 at http://kbia.org