Intro: The Missouri Senate shot down a bill aimed to provide job security to volunteers in the Civil Air Patrol.
Brian Jarvis has more in Jefferson City.
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|Description: "We're going to tell every private employer in the state of Missouri, if your employee wants to go volunteer, there's nothing you can do about it. You can't fire them or hire a new employee in their place."|
From Jefferson City, I'm Brian Jarvis.
Intro: Missouri lawmakers defeated a bill that would have guaranteed job security for volunteers in the Civil Air Patrol.
Brian Jarvis has more at the state capitol.
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|Description: "You have an employer that sees an employee willing to take time off without pay to go help the public in some type of volunteer way, saying that's good of you."|
But Green did not convince his fellow senators, who voted against the bill 18-14.
Since 1941, the Civil Air Patrol has recruited volunteers to help out in emergencies.
From the state capitol, I'm Brian Jarvis.