Tag: Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis

Stenger signs executive order to “Ban the Box” on St. Louis County employment applications

PHOTO: St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger signs an executive order removing questions about a job candidate’s criminal history from initial applications for employment within county government on Monday at the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis. FERGUSON — Potential employees convicted of a crime seeking government employment will no longer have to check the box in St. Louis County. Under an executive order signed Monday at the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, County […]

Ameren celebrates 100th anniversary of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis with $1 million donation

ST. LOUIS — Ameren Corporation announced Friday it is donating $1 million to the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis to support its work to strengthen communities and bolster the region as a better and brighter place to live and work. The gift will be formally announced by Ameren Illinois Chairman and President Richard Mark during the Urban League’s centennial gala and dinner on Saturday. “Ameren’s continued support and generous donation will assist the Urban League in […]