Near a Kansas City construction site, laborers comment on pending legislation that would allow employees at a union job site to skirt membership and not pay union dues. It's been that way in Kansas for decades.
Rick MontgomeryThe Kansas City Star
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The Star took a close look at the Kansas City, Kan. based Boilermakers union five years ago and found that union officials were making some of the highest salaries of union leaders in the U.S. and spent lavishly on travel and perks.
It might seem like an unpleasant task to many people, but 16-month-old Gray Guidry loves helping out "Mr. Anthony" with his morning garbage run. According to WAFB-TV, the two have been friends since Gray was just 5 months old. This video was shared on Facebook by Gray's mom, Shelley Guidry, who says she just wants to "spread the love that their sweet little friendship is."
American women have come far since the first women's rights convention in 1848. The first female conductor, speaker of the house, astronaut to walk in space, chess grandmaster and others explain what it was like to break the glass ceiling in their field, and what is next for America's women.
Engineers Week is an annual event aimed at getting more young people interested and involved in engineering. As part of this event, Missouri Department of Transportation is celebrating the women in engineering who have contributed to Missouri's transportation system.
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An Order Processor fills customer orders using computer-generated documents to select products from fill bins to complete and ship orders. This position requires the highest possible quality of work ethic and outstanding customer service skills. Strong concentration skills and the ability to accurately read and process numeric information is a must.
Fast-food employees and labor activists rallied Thursday at a Kansas City Hardee's restaurant, 5615 E. Bannister. They're continuing protests against President Donald Trump's nomination of fast-food mogul Andy Puzder as secretary of labor. Puzder, who opposes minimum wage increases, is CEO of the company that owns Hardee's and other restaurants.