Day: June 17, 2015

Opposition heats up on St. Louis minimum wage proposal

Saint Louis, Mo. — Less than two weeks after St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay announced a plan to increase the city’s minimum wage to $15/hour by 2020, groups representing various businesses in the area are coming out in opposition. Earlier this week, the Missouri Restaurant Association published the results of […]

Nixon takes heat for labor check

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s Lt. Governor Peter Kinder is joining some Republicans in demanding Gov. Jay Nixon return the $50K check from the United Auto Workers that Nixon received less than a week after vetoing Right-to-Work legislation, calling it “pay to play.” Nixon vetoed the measure just weeks ago, […]