Budget axe falls on School District 197’s frontline workers

School board members signed off on the cuts over pleas from teachers, parents and paraprofessionals to reconsider.

Community rallies around refinery workers as Marathon lockout enters third week

Each day the lockout continues, Teamsters warn, Marathon is putting its workers and surrounding communities at risk.

With talks stuck in low gear, Metro Transit workers seek public support

ATU Local 1005 says it has delivered over 10,000 emails to Met Council members, but union members’ concerns are falling on deaf ears.

Augsburg University staff have formed a union

The clerical and professional workers are giving the university president a week to recognize their union.

Union volunteers, broad coalitions power Labor 2020 political campaign

Unions aren’t just talking about unity, either. They’re backing it up with action, working in coalition to grow participation in the election.

As hospital cuts loom in St. Paul, workers demand accountability, engagement from M Health Fairview

With hundreds of jobs at stake, union nurses and health care workers are sounding the alarm on M Health Fairview’s plan to slash services at two St. Paul hospitals and close 16 clinics across the region. The health system announced plans this month to close Bethesda Hospital, the only COVID-19 specialty hospital in the area, […]

Techs at two Allina hospitals begin 48-hour strike for health and safety protections

“Allina needs to take care of all of its employees,” technician Molly Wrobleski said. “Our community deserves better.”

Workers tap into community support, put Surly on notice: ‘We’re not done here’

Credit the union-busting brewer for inspiring one raucous Labor Day-weekend rally.

As nonprofits face uncertain times, some employees look to unionize

“I never thought about myself as a worker until we started our union campaign,” Hope organizer Shruti Kamissety said. “So I’m very invested in making sure my friends, people at other nonprofits, know everyone can unionize.”

Tattersall workers make history with union vote, raising hopes for industry-wide reform

Collective bargaining is in the mix for workers at Tattersall Distilling in Minneapolis after they voted in favor of joining together in a union. The Twin Cities hospitality union, UNITE HERE Local 17, announced the news on social media today. Tattersall employees are the first at any craft distillery in the U.S. to form a […]