Public employee unions Missouri Senate considers limits on union fees By Associated Press • May 7, 2014 Jacob Fenston / KBIA The Missouri Senate has halted debate on legislation that would curb the ability of public employee unions to collect and spend fees automatically deducted from workers' paychecks. Mo. House panel to hear bill limiting union fees By Associated Press • Feb 3, 2014 Ryan Famuliner / KBIA A Missouri House committee is scheduled to consider legislation that would change the ability of certain public employee labor unions to collect fees. Mo. bill would require consent for fee collections By Associated Press • May 13, 2013 Jim Bowen / Flickr Missouri lawmakers have sent Gov. Jay Nixon a bill that would require public employee unions to get annual consent from their members to deduct fees automatically from paychecks.