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Listen and Learn: Missouri Jobs with Justice

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Justin Stein, Organizing Director of Missouri Jobs with Justice (JwJ). Missouri JwJ is a “coalition of community, labor, student, and religious groups  in communities across the state… 316 more words

Wisconsin Republicans take new swing at state's prevailing wage law, renewing clash with labor

MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Republicans have launched a new attempt to repeal the state’s prevailing wage law, which sets minimum pay requirements for public construction work. 554 more words

Politics

Mo. House Supports Repeal of Prevailing Wage

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. (KMOX) – The Missouri House has endorsed a bill to repeal the state’s “prevailing wage” requirements for public construction projects.

It’s part of a Republican push to revamp the state’s labor laws by limiting union powers. 91 more words

News

The view from 10,000 feet – March 2017 edition

All too frequently missing from contemporary thinking is the right context. Beginning from misplaced or even incorrect premises will not lead to the best conclusion. Inaccurate terminology and misleading metaphors and synecdoche usually lead to misplaced emphasis and much foolishness. 1,085 more words

Congress

Gov. Matt Bevin says prevailing wage repeal will bring great opportunities to state at ceremonial signing

Gov. Matt Bevin discussed the positive economic impacts of prevailing wage repeal that he feels will be felt throughout Kentucky at the ceremonial signing of the new law on Thursday. 260 more words

Kentucky Competitiveness

EXCLUSIVE: School choice, justice reform, medical review panels and more left on Gov. Bevin’s 2017 to-do list

In an exclusive sit down interview with The Bottom Line, Gov. Matt Bevin said he has heard a lot of great feedback on the laws already passed in Kentucky during the first five days of the 2017 session and expects great results from this new political atmosphere as the legislature still has more to do this year. 402 more words

Kentucky Competitiveness

Historic Day in Kentucky: Right-to-work and prevailing wage repeal bills see final passage

Right-to-work and prevailing wage repeal legislation passed on the Senate floor and was sent to the governor’s desk Saturday afternoon, setting the stage to make  Kentucky the 27th right-to-work state in the country. 383 more words

Kentucky Competitiveness