Here are this morning’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
General Motors and Ford Motor Company are considering asking the United Auto Workers union for a new tier of lower-paid workers as part of upcoming contract negotiations, a decision that would affect both GM’s Wentzville assembly plant and Ford’s factory in Claycomo.
Tenet Healthcare, the Dallas-based hospital chain operating St. Louis University Hospital and Des Peres Hospital, entered a joint venture with United Surgical Partners International to create the largest outpatient surgery center network in the U.S.
St. Louis-based automotive logistics provider MetroGistics completed its merger with McNutt Automotive Logistics in west central Missouri. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MU Health Care became just the tenth Level 1 stroke center in the state as designated by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the highest rating a hospital can receive for such treatment.
A development agreement for a joint project between the U.S. Soccer Federation and Sporting Club Kansas City is set to be proposed Thursday to commissioners with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan. The proposal totals 170 acres and includes U.S. Soccer’s National Training and Coaching Development Center.
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