McCollum focused on keeping workers, families safe during crisis

President Trump “failed miserably” to prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, she said in a Q&A with The Union Advocate.

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.

Grocery workers ask you to #ShopSmart during pandemic

“It’s about keeping yourself safe, keeping the workers safe and keeping the community safe,” UFCW Local 1189 President Jennifer Christensen said.

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.

With N-95 collection drive, nurses gear up for challenge ahead

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota grows higher, prompting the state’s health care system to brace for a wave of hospitalizations, registered nurses are holding a collection drive at their union headquarters in St. Paul to stock up on personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies. The public’s support in just the […]

Strike ends, but educators vow to fight on for public schools

SPFE bargained for the public good. The public had SPFE’s back.

SPPS educators strike for schools their students deserve

Teachers turned West 7th Street into a sea of red on Day 1 of their strike.

Outbreak adds urgency to janitors’ push for sick pay

The epidemic puts a grim spotlight on access to sick leave in the U.S.

St. Paul educators set March 10 strike deadline

SPFE gave the district a preview today, picketing at several school sites.