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Unions Tout Missouri 'Right-to-Work' Vote, Signaling Midterm Role

August 08, 2018
Voters in Missouri have overwhelmingly rejected a Republican backed “right to work” law during an Aug. 7 special election, sending signals to lawmakers facing reelection in November that organized labor -- concerned that such measures undercut workplace safety and other rules -- may still be playing a strong hand in the midterms. “The resounding defeat of right to work in Missouri follows a national wave of organizing wins inspiring activism, life changing collective bargaining agreements and electoral triumphs that remind...


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