Healthcare Workers Slam Governor’s Signature of Anti-Worker Law Written by ALEC Corporate Front Group

St. Louis University Hospital worker: “This law will drive down wages and benefits even further in Missouri.”

Caprice Nevils, SEIU Healthcare Missouri Executive Board Member and Care Partner at St. Louis University Hospital, released the following statement today regarding Gov. Eric Greitens’ decision to sign so-called right to work legislation:

“It’s a sad day for Missouri’s working families. Governor Greitens claims to be committed to growing our state’s economy, but this law will drive down wages and benefits even further in Missouri. It’s wrong. We should be working together to build an economy that works for everyone, but this only helps a small group of special interest donors.”

SEIU Healthcare Illinois Indiana Missouri Kansas is the fastest-growing union of healthcare, child care, home care and nursing home workers in the Midwest. Uniting more than 90,000 workers who provide vital services to our states’ children, seniors, patients and people with disabilities, we are committed to quality care for those we serve and quality jobs for caregivers and healthcare professionals.

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