Mo. Governor Nixon stands with workers

Published: September 9, 2015

Last updated on April 21st, 2017

By Missouri Governor Jay Nixon

missouri_mapWe celebrate Labor Day to honor American workers and the role they continue to play in creating a strong and prosperous nation. Labor Day reminds us that the rights won by the labor movement benefit all workers, and calls us to keep fighting to keep the American Dream alive for every Missouri family.

Skilled workers build our homes, teach our kids, keep our streets safe, and maintain our roads and bridges. Here in Missouri, skilled union labor builds the best-selling truck in America, the Ford F-150, and the 2015 Motor Trend Truck of the Year, the Chevy Colorado. Union hands build the F/A-18, the nation’s first strike-fighter that continues to fight terror and protect our servicemen and women around the globe.

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Missouri rtw veto

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoes right-to-work as union members look on at the SMART Local 36 union hall.