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May 23, 2012
Claire McCaskill: Where Do You Stand On Micro-Unions?

Jefferson City, MO– President Obama’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continues to “payback” Big Labor bosses, while putting small business owners and employees at risk. In a recent decision, the NLRB’s Regional Director in New York City approved a micro-union application for employees at the retailer Bergdorf Goodman allowing the formation of separate unions for part-time and full-time employees on the second floor Designer Shoe Department and on the fifth floor Contemporary Shoe Department.

April 24, 2012
Sen. McCaskill Sides With Big Labor Bosses Over Missouri Workers

Jefferson City, MO– U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill today voted against a resolution to effectively nullify a recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling that will allow union bosses to pursue unfair ambush elections. The vote occurred on a joint resolution of disapproval sponsored by Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming that would overturn the NLRB ruling, and hold President Obama and his labor board to account.

April 23, 2012
Candidates For Congress Stake Claim For & Against Ambush Elections

Jefferson City, MO– The Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs (CPMOJ) today announced the initial results to its candidate questionnaire on a job-killing regulation being implemented by President Obama's National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), as well as pending legislation that protects workers and small business owners. CPMOJ sought responses from candidates across Missouri seeking federal office, and to date, 10 candidates running for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives returned their responses.

April 17, 2012
Job Creators Will Watch How Federal Delegation Votes On Reckless Ambush Elections

Jefferson City, MO – The Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs (CPMOJ) today issued the following statement by State Director Jason Klindt on the news that Congress will soon vote on a joint resolution of disapproval that would effectively nullify a recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling that would result in reckless ambush union elections taking place in as little as seven to 10 days.

April 3, 2012
Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs Launched To Defend Worker & Small Business Choices & Freedoms

Jefferson City, MO– Stressing the damage that proposed and implemented regulations and rulings from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) can have on Missouri workers and small businesses, the Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs unveiled its campaign to educate candidates and citizens about the facts surrounding workplace fairness. The Coalition specifically mentioned a lack of employee privacy, ambush elections, and micro-unions. All three of these regulatory changes are designed to support the agenda of Big Labor, and have been advocated by the NLRB.


In the News

April 24, 2012
Senate Rejects Letter On Union Elections 

April 19, 2012
WFI Launches Missouri Radio Actuality 

April 5, 2012
Video: Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs Press Conference 

April 3, 2012
New business group plans to focus on Mo. elections

March 31, 2012
Micro-unions and ambush elections: Two very bad ideas from labor regulators

March 29, 2012
U.S. Senate candidates in Missouri must tell how