UAW members in Hudson stick together as GM strike enters third week

After two weeks on the picket line outside General Motors’ Hudson, Wis., facility, members of United Auto Workers Local 722 are still standing together as their international union seeks a fair deal in nationwide contract talks with the automaker. A big reason why workers have been able to hold the line, Local 722 President Jennifer […]

Hotel workers planning May Day march: ‘One job should be enough’

“The hotels are making record profits. If we don’t ask them to give us a little part of the pie, they won’t.”

Keith Ellison: Time to address wage theft is now

If American workers are a ship trying to sail forward in ever rougher seas, wage theft is a dragging anchor holding them back.

New labor college launching this spring in St. Paul

New Brookwood Labor College looks to build the labor movement of the future by educating workers into the working class.

Bill to stop wage theft advances in Minnesota House

New penalties for employers who retaliate against employees, commit wage theft or deny workers access to their payroll information are among the bill’s provisions.

Hamline puts posturing before progress in contract talks, adjuncts say

Adjunct faculty members accuse school administrators of trying to weaken their union and marginalize their status on campus.

Home care workers push Walz to address ‘crisis of care’ with higher wages

Workforce and demographic trends amount to a crisis, home care workers and clients warn, and addressing it starts with raising wages.

McCollum, Craig hear workers’ shutdown stories – and safety concerns

“The labor community is going to stand with our brothers and sisters in the federal workforce,” St. Paul RLF President Bobby Kasper said, “and it’s reassuring to know we have friends in Congress who will do the same.”

Elevator Constructors, Sportsmen’s Alliance team up to get kids hooked on ice fishing

At the first ever “Take Kids Ice Fishing Day” in Columbus, 100 youth anglers received instruction from dozens of Building Trades volunteers.

Smith pledges to fight for federal workers as shutdown hits home

The senator met with impacted federal workers at the airport today and called on Republicans to put people before the president’s political stunts.