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2020 to bring much-deserved raise to Missouri’s minimum-wage workers

Missouri Voters Overwhelmingly Approved 2018’s Proposition B to increase Missouri’s Minimum Wage — Missouri workers will see minimum wage increase 85¢ to $9.45 beginning January 1, 2020 Hard-working Missourians will see another wage increase to ring in the new year. In 2018, voters from every corner of our state resoundingly voted Yes on Proposition B […]

Save the Date to Celebrate – End of Year Events!

The weather outside is frightful… But in about a month it’ll be so delightful… To join all your friends in solidarity… And let our power show, let it show, let it show… At our end of year CELEBRATIONS! We’ve got great events coming up next month including our TENTH annual Scrooge of the Year event […]

54th Anniversary of Medicaid and Medicare: Latest Threats

July 30, 2019 New Threats Loom as Medicare and Medicaid Turn 54 Beneficiaries celebrate successful healthcare programs while GOP lawsuit puts coverage and benefits at risk for millions [COLUMBIA, MO] – Concerned Missourians celebrated the 54th anniversary of Medicaid and Medicare today outside St. Francis House, a Catholic Worker house of hospitality that offers meals, […]

Call for 2019 Ad Book support!

Thank you to all the labor unions, community organizations, congregations, businesses, and Jobs with Justice allies who support our annual ad book!  We are grateful for your continued support and are proud to stand with you in the fight for workers’ rights and economic justice.  Show your support with an ad in our 2019 ad book. […]

Minimum Wage and Ethics Reform under Attack in Jefferson City

In November Missourians came together and voted overwhelmingly to raise our state’s minimum wage, to curtail lobbyist influence in Jefferson City, and to institute a fair, non-partisan redistricting plan for our state legislature. Now all of these reforms are under attack in the General Assembly. The legislature has already changed Missouri’s Sunshine Law so that […]

CLEAN Missouri & Raise Up Missouri Signatures are IN!

After countless months of gathering signatures across the state, we turned in 346,956 signatures for CLEAN Missouri and 206,992 for Raise Up Missouri. Missouri Jobs with Justice volunteers were the rock of these campaigns, collecting 81,000 for CLEAN and 55,000 for Raise Up Missouri. Thank you to everyone who collected signatures, signed petitions, engaged their friends and […]