University of Missouri cuts 50 operations jobs

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – The University of Missouri department tasked with cleaning, maintaining and fixing buildings on the Columbia campus is eliminating 50 jobs. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the move involving MU Operations comes a month after university administrators announced they were cutting spending by 5 percent and putting a hiring freeze in…

Mizzou graduate student workers to vote on unionization

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — University of Missouri graduate student workers are planning a vote on whether to unionize. The Forum on Graduate Rights on Friday announced a vote will take place over two days beginning April 18 at the Columbia campus. Graduate student workers with photo identification can vote. Students rallied after university officials in…