Bobby Kasper: Working people can be the difference Nov. 6

In Minnesota, we know what’s at stake. We’ve seen the attacks on working people in states around us.

Workers trust Ellison to have their back as AG

Hostility toward unions has been a common thread running through Doug Wardlow’s career.

Retiree Council president: ‘You can’t just ride off into the sunset’

A former diesel mechanic and longtime Machinist, McInnis became president of the Retiree Council last month.

Bobby Kasper: Our movement is on the rise, but we can’t stop now

We have the power to create the fair economy and just society that we deserve.

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.

Kera Peterson: Political action critical to defending our basic freedoms

We are strongest when we come together in union. This November, voters will be asked to choose between candidates who support this basic freedom and those who don’t.

Ken Peterson: Safety legislation offers lesson in policy over party

April 28 is Workers Memorial Day, meant to remember those who were killed at work and to advocate for improved worker safety and health. The day is also a useful reminder that elected representatives don’t need to be locked in acrimony and positional politics and that they can help. Though the pain is great with […]

Smith hits the ground running in fight to save pensions

The newly appointed senator landed one of eight seats on a congressional “super-committee” to address the looming retirement crisis.