Missouri Chamber will push for override of right-to-work veto

Missouri Chamber

JEFFERSON CITY — In less than a month, Missouri lawmakers will have a chance to make Missouri the 26th state to pass right-to-work protections. Projected vote tallies show an increasing likelihood of a successful override vote of House Bill 116. The Missouri Chamber will continue to push for this opportunity to expand workplace freedom and improve the state’s business climate.

“We need this reform to compete with states that already allow this freedom to their workforce,” said Dan Mehan, Missouri Chamber president and CEO. “We are nearly surrounded by right-to-work states and we are told by site selectors that Missouri is often overlooked for expansion as a result. This legislation will put Missouri back on the map for job creators.”

The majority of Missouri employers (54 percent) support making our state right-to-work according to a recent Missouri Chamber survey of more than 1,000 CEOs and top management conducted by…

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