More than a building, a building block on city’s East Side

There’s a new book about St. Paul’s East Side Freedom Library, and it offers “a nicely woven story about a place, a people and a public space,” according to our reviewer.

Unions hold vigil for workers exposed to COVID-19

“To workers who have contracted COVID, this is for you,” Minnesota Nurses Association President Mary Turner said.

Unions move quickly to keep tradespeople safe on jobsites

Union leaders are taking COVID-19 – and their members’ concerns about the pandemic – seriously.

Workers Memorial Day: Walz issues proclamation, unions plan remote observance

As unions pause to remember their fallen members, COVID-19 has given new urgency to their fight for worker safety.

Resources for workers impacted by COVID-19 response

Efforts to halt the spread of COVID-19 are creating immediate economic hardship for many working families, but help is available during the crisis.

Ordway offers union-member discount on tickets to Sting’s ‘The Last Ship’

Members of creative and labor unions can get tickets for just $49.

Trades celebrate Women Build Success awards

Local tradeswomen honored the most badass among them.

SPFE sets strike vote, parent info session

Find out what St. Paul educators are fighting for – and why they’re willing to strike for it.

Union-led coalition takes on proposed hospital cuts

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

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. […]