Labor Unions for St. Louis Stadium Agree to no Overtime Pay

February 20, 2015

Labor unions have reached an agreement to forgo overtime pay if construction of the $985 million NFL St. Louis stadium goes around the clock five days a week, a move that could reduce the cost by $45 million. The project will create about 1,500 construction jobs and "result in 3.4 million work hours."

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and Mayor Francis Slay spoke at a news conference Thursday at the offices of the St. Louis Building and Construction Trades Council union about the 24-hour plan. 

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