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Employment Law: Graduate Student-Workers-Collective Bargaining

Defendant appealed the judgment in favor of plaintiffs, which found that graduate workers at the University of Missouri were employees under the Missouri Constitution and that plaintiff union was the duly elected bargaining representative of graduate workers, thereby requiring the ...

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Court: Grad students are ‘employees,’ but more litigation looms

The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District has ruled that graduate students at the University of Missouri count as “employees” under the Missouri Constitution’s protections for collective bargaining rights. But, the appellate court added, it’s not clear if the school ...

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Labor: Public Employer – Collective Bargaining – Affirmative Duty

American Federation of Teachers v. Ledbetter (MLW No. 64375/Case No. SC91766 – 29 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Breckenridge, J.; Teitelman, C.J., Russell and Stith, JJ., and Hartenbach, Sr. J., concur; Fischer, J., dissents in separate opinion filed. Draper, J., not participating)

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Labor: Public Employer – Collective Bargaining – Affirmative Duty

Eastern Missouri Coalition of Police v. City of Chesterfield (MLW No. 64376/Case No. SC91736/SC91737 – pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Breckenridge, J.; Teitelman, C.J., Russell and Stith, JJ., and Hartenbach, Sr. J., concur; Fischer, J., dissents in separate opinion filed. Draper, J., not participating)

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