DFL campaign workers unionize

The party voluntarily recognized the unit of 50-plus campaign staffers.

Guild members lead effort to halt leak investigation in Minneapolis

The union warns of a “chilling effect on free speech.”

Mitra Jalali Nelson: Labor endorsed in St. Paul’s Ward 4

A self-described “organizer at heart,” Nelson knows it takes people power to make meaningful change.

Teaching, union leadership ‘all come together in the auditor’s office’ for Blaha

“I’m a math teacher. I don’t have millions of dollars at my disposal… But I’ve got my union family.”

Kip Hedges: Labor has a big stake in St. Paul’s fight for $15

The labor movement was at its strongest when we took on fights that benefited the entire working class.

With support from more unions, St. Paul labor federation gains strength

“We’re excited and honored to welcome these three local unions into our labor family,” St. Paul Regional Labor Federation President Bobby Kasper said.

Construction unions recruit veterans to trade helmets for hardhats

“They’re good employees right out of the gate even without any training.”

At organizing boot camp, workers look to build power from the inside out

It takes a strong union to bargain a strong contract. Or, as CWA Local 7304 member Jim Wiebe put it: “A hammer doesn’t swing by itself.” A union steward and welder at the New Flyer bus facility in St. Cloud, Wiebe was one of 55 activists from across the Midwest who traveled to St. Paul […]

Women workers take on MN restaurant lobby over tip penalty

An attack on tipped workers’ wages is an attack on women.

Supreme Court ‘weaponizes’ First Amendment to attack public-sector workers

“The First Amendment was meant for better things,” Justice Elena Kagan wrote in a dissent to the 5-4 decision.