The Coalition to Protect Missouri Jobs was recently launched to educate voters across the state on important workplace issues that, it believes, will play a central role in federal races this November. The coalition’s state-director, Jason Klindt, discusses what he calls a critical upcoming vote in the Senate that would stop implementation of a ruling from the National Labor Relations Board that the coalition says would allow for reckless ambush elections.
Members of Missouri’s Congressional Delegation – particularly Senator McCaskill – will have an opportunity to let their constituents know if they stand with Washington Big Labor bosses or, instead, with Missouri job creators. A joint resolution of disapproval that’s expected to be voted on in the Senate soon would protect Missouri workers, by stopping the NLRB rule that would both expedite union elections to as few as seven to 10 days and disallow workers from making an informed decision.
The Coalition also argues that Missouri’s small businesses would benefit from enactment of the Senate resolution because it would ensure that employers have equal time to educate their workers on the impact of unionization.
This NLRB ruling was nothing more than a payback to union bosses to help stem their declining membership and makes a mockery of the secret ballot. Passage of this resolution would ensure that employers are able to fairly tell their side of the story especially since many of them can’t afford the proper counsel to deal with complex labor laws. More importantly, the resolution would ensure that the freedoms of workers and small businesses are protected. Missourians will be watching to see how Senator McCaskill votes on these ambush elections.
To learn more, visit www.protectmojobs.com.