Anti-Union law fails in Missouri

Republicans had drafted a Right To Work law in Missouri, which was vetoed by Governor Nixon.  In doing so, Nixon stated:

“For generations, the ability of workers to join together and bargain collectively for fair wages and benefits has formed the foundation of the American middle-class.  This extreme measure would take our state backward, squeeze the middle class, lower wages for Missouri families, and subject businesses to criminal and unlimited civil liability.”

Recently, Republicans attempted to overturn this veto and failed to secure the 109 votes they needed.  The vote was 96-63.

Source: Courthouse News Service

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