St Louis – Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council
Throughout Kansas, Missouri, and Southern Illinois, the St. Louis – Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council works for its more than twenty thousand members. The organization’s work provides contractors with a highly trained, safe workforce.
In the first few months after Donald Trump was elected, most Americans were narrowly focused on the stories unfolding within the White House. In early 2017, as tensions in America flared between the political left and right, few people were paying attention to state politics. The Missouri Senate had passed “right-to-work” legislation by a vote of 21 to 12, which would allow union members to opt out of paying union dues and force contractors to hire non-union work, thus shrinking membership, union funds, and wages across the State.