When you drive across a bridge, send your child to a public school or enter a public building, you have faith that the structures won’t collapse. You want to know that skilled, well-trained workers have constructed them. Thanks to Missouri’s prevailing wage law, the odds are heavily in your favor. Missouri is one of 29 […]
By Josh Wallis, Springfield Despite all the election year rhetoric about lifting wages and taking care of veterans, Missouri legislators are considering doing just the opposite by repealing our prevailing wage law. A repeal of prevailing wage will hurt Missouri veterans, our economy and the construction industry. It won’t save money, either. This is not […]
Policy Change Would Hurt Veterans by Reducing Wages, Benefits and Safety KANSAS CITY, MO – Eric Phillippe, a US Army veteran who is a father, volunteer firefighter, and carpenter in Missouri, issued the following statement today regarding the Missouri House of Representatives vote to repeal Prevailing Wage: “By voting to repeal Prevailing Wage, extremist politicians […]
Governor’s Policy Change Would Put Veterans’ Wages and Benefits in the Crosshairs KANSAS CITY, MO – A new ad campaign launched today challenges Governor Eric Greitens’ efforts to repeal Prevailing Wage by featuring a Missouri veteran who would be negatively affected by the changes. Central to the campaign is a new TV ad featuring Eric […]
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican lawmakers plan to pursue numerous other labor-related bills during the final three months of the legislative session, even after passing a bill banning mandatory union fees.