Nicole Lunger/Missouri Business Alert
Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
With Republican Gov.-elect Eric Greitens set to take office in January, GOP legislative leaders in Missouri are planning to unleash tougher regulations on unions and more lenient regulations on business. They want to make it harder for workers to sue an employer, and they hope to cut the length of unemployment benefits. Read more
A Wells Fargo employee from St. Louis is among those seeking class-action status for a lawsuit alleging the company mishandled money in its employees’ retirement funds. Read more
Mun Choi, the newly designated president of the University of Missour System, is expected to conduct his first tour of the system’s four campuses over the next several days. Read more
As a second winter without a paycheck approaches, many laid-off workers at the U.S. Steel mill in Granite City, Ill., are struggling to find work as unemployment benefits run low. Granite City, an old-economy town on the outskirts of St. Louis that still lives by making things, is worrying with those workers. Read more
St. Louis County leaders are planning trails and connections to food and entertainment, attributes many believe are necessary to continue attracting the top-notch scientific talent that drives biotech investment. Read more
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