Tag: Unions

Jeff Mazur: Breaking barriers, busting guts

By Michael Layer Jeff Mazur, the executive director of Launch Code, joined the #moleg podcast crew on Tuesday morning as a part of their Autumn of the Attorney series to discuss his lauded reputation in both the public and private sectors. The Georgetown law graduate has been active in the political scene, working in the offices of New Jersey’s U.S. Rep. Rush Holt, Oregon’s U.S. Rep. Darlene Hooley, and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon. He also […]

Voters could have final say on right-to-work

Missouri unions have enough certified signatures to postpone the state’s new right-to-work law; the measure will now go to a public vote in 2018. Supporters of the referendum gathered 163 boxes, 57,277 pages, and 310,567 signatures calling for voters to weigh in on the controversial measure, according to The Missouri Times. Gov. Eric Greitens signed the legislation into law this February, which would have gone into effect Aug. 28, and would have protected workers from […]

Unions look to force statewide vote with 310,000 signatures seeking to block right-to-work

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It seems that, pending a review of petitions by Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, Missouri labor unions’ efforts in the fight to push back right-to-work laws from taking effect in the Show-Me State have been successful. Thousands of anti-RTW protesters crowded the State Capitol on Friday morning, rallying with flags and signs as they submitted the signatures needed to suspend the right-to-work law from taking effect. The minimum requirement to qualify […]