1,800 HealthPartners caregivers set strike date

Another 1,200 OPEIU members may honor SEIU’s picket line.

House votes to restore worker voice on the job

The PRO Act, which would strengthen protections for workers trying to form a union, is dead on arrival in the Senate.

Kera Peterson: It’s time for bold action, and unions are up to the challenge

We get things done by showing up in solidarity, supporting each other and inviting allies to join us in our work.

Union-led coalition takes on proposed hospital cuts

“This is patient abandonment,” MNA President Mary Turner said.

Unions on USMCA: ‘Working people made it better’

Pushed by workers, Democrats added more enforceable labor standards.

ISD 622 support staff push back, win contracts they deserve

Turns out, the district’s “best and final offer” was neither best nor final.

Union volunteers introduce youth to ice fishing

Elevator Constructors Local 9 and the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance co-hosted Take Kids Ice Fishing Day last Saturday on frozen Chisago Lake, where dozens of union volunteers introduced more than 75 young anglers to the sport. “We had a great turnout, and the event went really well,” project leader and Local 9 member Dave Morin said. […]

St. Paul educators to district: ‘We’re here for our students’

Unions’ student-centered demands are falling on deaf ears.

Union solidarity drives fight for $15 at MSP Airport

They may work different jobs or carry different union cards, but workers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are fighting together to raise MSP’s minimum wage to $15. And their solidarity is paying off. The Metropolitan Airports Commission, which oversees operations at MSP Airport, is advancing an ordinance that would raise the minimum wage in three […]

Labor trafficker’s victims speak out, pointing to need for reform

Notorious wage broker Ricardo Batres, who pleaded guilty to felony charges of labor trafficking and insurance fraud in November, received a nine-month sentence in Hennepin County district court Wednesday. The sentencing brought to a close the first labor trafficking case to emerge from Minnesota’s construction industry. But worker advocates, armed with the findings of an […]