Fresh air, free clinics, lots of smiles at union-sponsored outdoors clinic

More than 40 boys and girls sampled shooting sports, fishing and archery under the guidance of local union volunteers Sunday, Sept. 15, at Get Youth Outdoors Day in Clear Lake Township. Among the attendees were four siblings from Princeton: 9-year-old Jack Kohl, 12-year-old Laura, 13-year-old Timothy and 15-year-old James. It wasn’t long after they arrived […]

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.

Workers steal the show in TPT’s new Ford plant film

“Made in St. Paul: Stories from the Ford plant” covers more than 86 years of Ford’s history in Minnesota.

Magler retires from St. Paul Pipefitters’ top office

Magler gained initiation into Local 455 in February 1981. Before going to work as a business agent nine years ago, he worked as a welder, mostly in power plants.

Wage hike shows what’s possible when workers join together, think big

Six years ago, it was dismissed as too radical. Today, $15 for all workers is written into St. Paul’s legislative code.

Concrete Christmas display brightens Cement Masons’ holiday party

It’s a seasonal tradition Local 633 apprentices carried on this year with help from Twin Cities Plasters Local 265.

Two years after Thanksgiving shock, Teamsters aren’t letting FLE off the hook

Members of Local 120 are still fighting for the wages they’re owed.

To stop cycle of cuts, St. Paul educators back levy referendum

The state’s failure to keep school funding steady has forced most school districts to seek local levies.

Machinists volunteers put skills to work for Twin Cities nonprofit

“We’re hoping to take care of projects that most volunteer groups can’t handle,” District 77’s Ross Olson said.

Women in Construction plan two events this month

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