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Missouri's minimum wage will rise by 15 cents an hour in January.

Missouri Capitol
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Missouri's Republican House leader wants a legislative hearing on allegations of a hostile workplace in parts of Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's administration.

House Speaker Tim Jones said Friday that he has asked the House Government Oversight and Accountability Committee to convene a hearing on the issue. That comes after former employees in the departments of agriculture and labor recently went public with assertions of intimidation and discrimination by former department directors.

Unemployment office

The Missouri Department of Labor has adjusted the regional claim center’s office hours in order to handle the influx of federal employees filing for unemployment after the government shutdown.