Call to Protect Medicaid

Add Your Name JOIN US TUESDAY EVENINGS TO CONNECT MISSOURIANS WITH THEIR SENATORS – AND DEMAND THEY PROTECT MEDICAID! On July 1, 2021, eligibility for Missouri’s Medicaid is going up – just as voters approved in August. After decades of having one of the country’s lowest, stingiest, and cruelest eligibility levels that left out hundreds […]

Medicaid Update Webinar

RSVP We’re in the final stretch of Missouri’s Legislative Session and one big fight emerging is whether or not the legislature will FULLY fund the Missouri Medicaid program. Join us, our Policy Director, and leaders as we set straight what’s happening with Medicaid Expansion, the Medicaid program as a whole, and what we need to […]

Fighting Union Busting at Goodwill

Fed up with workplace favoritism, sick of low wages, and poor benefits, clerks at the MERS Goodwill store in the St. Louis suburb of Festus formed a union in 2019, joining UFCW Local 655. For over a year MERS Goodwill stalled in negotiating a first contract, and then pivoted to spreading misinformation about UFCW, spurring […]

Fighting Gerrymandering – No on Amendment 3 Campaign

The popularity of numerous ballot issues in recent years has demonstrated how out of touch Missouri’s legislature is, but nothing has exposed the reasons the legislature is so out of touch as much as CLEAN Missouri did in 2018. By promising to get partisanship out of the redistricting process, CLEAN offered Missourians hope for a […]

Standing with Silgan Workers in St. Joseph

Members of Sheetmetal Workers Local 2 at Silgan Containers in St. Joseph, Missouri went on strike this past year to oppose an unfair contract proposed by management. Missouri Jobs with Justice mobilized community support to stand with workers on the strike line and provide material support over five months. We engaged partners like Our Revolution […]

Standing with Federal Workers

Throughout the Trump administration, Federal workers found themselves under attack. AFGE locals 96 and 2191 at the Veterans Administration, workers who serve the St. Louis Communities veterans, didn’t take administration attacks lying down. AFGE members called on MO JWJ to highlight the discrimination Black and brown workers at the VA’s John Cochran Medical Center faced […]

Eyemart Express Working to Unionize in Springfield

This summer, IUE-CWA reached out to the Springfield-Ozarks Workers’ Rights Board to support Eyemart Express workers who wanted to unionize in the face of intense union-busting. While this is a small shop, its national headquarters was sending five managers each week to have mandatory anti-union meetings. Not only were they dealing with union-busting, but they […]

Rain or Shine – Standing with American Postal Workers

As President Trump threatened the integrity of our elections by sabotaging the postal service, MO JWJ mobilized with the American Postal Workers Union to “Save the Post Office” and demand a reversal in the policies causing mail delays and to support an investment of funds to support a strong postal service. We showed up across […]