Workers trust Ellison to have their back as AG

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

Union pipefitters make furnace repairs for homeowners in need

Repairs will reduce energy costs and prevent heat failure.

Fight for $15 moves to city hall

“The time for debate is over,” Pastor James Erlandson said. “It’s time to pass the ordinance.”

Labor unites behind Walz for governor

Unions are joining forces to elect one of their own to the state’s highest office.

DFL campaign workers unionize

The party voluntarily recognized the unit of 50-plus campaign staffers.

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.

Supreme Court ‘weaponizes’ First Amendment to attack public-sector workers

“The First Amendment was meant for better things,” Justice Elena Kagan wrote in a dissent to the 5-4 decision.

With pension and bonding bills, Dayton saves best for last

Dayton has “firmly cemented his legacy as a champion for working people,” Minnesota AFL-CIO President Bill McCarthy said.

Trades-backed alliance ramps up recruitment as MN’s construction industry booms

Minnesota’s Building Trades unions are behind an effort to restock the pipeline of workers entering the industry with with women, veterans and people of color.

Restaurant industry pushes tip penalty; unions and tipped workers push back

The industry says it’s in trouble, but job openings in Minnesota restaurants have increased by 200 percent since 2014, when the minimum wage began to climb.