Delta touts ‘direct relationship,’ but workers eye strength in numbers

“If this is a family,” one Delta ramp worker said, “it’s the most dysfunctional family I’ve ever been a part of.”

Union strong, Metro Mobility drivers fight to save their jobs

A non-union firm has dangled a cheaper price tag, but Teamsters warn the switch will come at a cost to the vulnerable adults Metro Mobility serves.

Beer truck drivers strike for safe routes, respect on the job

Teamsters accuse J.J. Taylor of ignoring their concerns over a new routing system that compels more drivers to deliver heavy kegs on their own.

Anti-union ‘paycheck deception’ bill advances in Minnesota House

Paycheck deception would “make it harder for working people to join together in common purpose,” Minnesota AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Julie Blaha said.

As momentum for $15 builds in St. Paul, so does concern over corporate interference

Corporate special interests and Republicans in the Legislature are trying to pull the rug out from under workers fighting for $15 in St. Paul.

Proposal to slash special ed stuns Cambridge-Isanti parents, staff

“It was basically a slap in the face to us, that we don’t mean anything,” special-ed para Melanie Custer said.

Drawing closer to union elections, Delta workers plan April 4 rally

“Delta uses all their friends and allies to defeat unions,” former baggage handler and longtime union activist Kip Hedges said. “We must do the same to win union representation.”

Mining execs greeted by striking workers, allies at Minneapolis convention

“Wherever they go, we’ll follow them,” striking Hecla miner James Hogan said.

Day of action unites working people in St. Paul, nationwide

Public-sector workers aren’t cowering from the Janus decision. And they aren’t standing alone, either.

Four takeaways from the new report on raising St. Paul’s minimum wage

Poverty wages are a big problem in St. Paul, but interest groups are already trying to poke holes in a potential minimum wage ordinance.