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Two-thirds of the Missouri House has voted to change how public union members pay dues, the first step to overriding a veto by Gov. Jay Nixon.

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University of Missouri graduate students workers have drafted bylaws for a potential union.

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that Forum on Graduate Rights expects to hold an election this spring on whether to create the union. Committee members with the forum need a petition with signatures of a majority of graduate student workers to hold the election.

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The University of Missouri System will begin mediation with a labor union that represents service, maintenance and custodial employees. 

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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.

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Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder is predicting that voters will get a chance to decide whether to make Missouri the 25th state to enact a right-to-work law.

Columbia teachers elect union representation

Oct 12, 2012
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Teachers in the Columbia Public School District have chosen the Columbia Missouri National Education Association to represent them through collective bargaining.

More than 900 teachers went to the polls on Thursday to decide if they wanted to be represented by a union.  Winning 55 percent of the votes, teacher’s union Columbia Missouri National Education Association will now be able negotiate legally-binding agreements with the school district about Columbia teacher’s salaries and working conditions. President Susan McClintic says the next step is to survey their teachers.

Columbia Police and union officials are looking into claims that topless waitresses participated in a recent union fundraiser.

The Missouri Fraternal Order of Police has issued a statement on last month’s firing of police officer Rob Sanders for excessive force.