Columbia’s Essential Workers Deserve Respect and a Fair Contract

Columbia’s city workers are essential workers. From driving buses, to picking up solid waste, to maintaining our sewers and streets, the workers of LiUNA Local 955 have kept Columbia running through some tough times. Unfortunately, they have not been given the treatment they deserve. The City of Columbia has cut services to the public, stalled […]

BILL TO END MAJORITY RULE FAILS

Democracy Survives Another Legislative Session in Missouri JEFFERSON CITY – On the last day of the session, the Missouri Legislature adjourned without passing HJR 43 – a bill designed to end majority rule in Missouri through deceptive and manipulative language. Missouri Jobs with Justice Voter Action released the following statement:  “We’re relieved that direct democracy […]

Missouri’s 2023 Legislative Session: What Passed, What Failed, and What’s Next

The Missouri Legislature has officially adjourned for the 2023 session. I am relieved that we successfully protected direct democracy and the will of the people! The initiative petition process has survived another legislative session. The power remains in the hands of the people! While we can take a small breath of relief, this session had many […]

There’s nothing more American than our freedom to demand change

This story was originally published in the KC Labor Beacon, the only labor paper in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area that is officially endorsed by all of the Major Labor Councils in this area. Across the country, and across our history, we have a strong powerful tradition of taking to the streets to demand […]

Watch, Share, & Call your Senator to protect the will of the people!

As voters, we value our freedom to have a say on important issues. Through initiative petitions, Missourians have come together to raise wages, expand Medicaid, and more to make lives better for our families and neighbors. When voters make decisions through ballot initiatives – our elected leaders are sworn to follow the will of the people. […]

Missouri Jobs with Justice 2022 Annual Report

2022 Annual Report 2022 was another powerful year here at Missouri Jobs with Justice. Thanks to your support, we expanded our year-round voter engagement to more communities, stood with workers across the state against the corporate greed of billionaires like Howard Schultz and Jeff Bezos, delivered policy wins at the local level, and stopped some […]

Get Out The Vote St. Louis

Congratulations to returning Alderwoman Anne Schweitzer! We look forward to working with you.  St. Louis’s working families deserve city leaders who work for us – not just corporate developers who rig the rules to boost their profits. As voters, we’re coming together to demand our city leaders look out for our neighbors instead of real […]

Get Out The Vote Springfield

Congratulations to the newly elected City Council and School Board members that share our values, Monica Horton, Brandon Jenson, Shurita Thomas-Tate and Judy Bruner! We look forward to working with you. Vote for a Springfield that Works for Us All Springfield’s working families deserve city leaders who work for us – not just corporate developers […]