Machinists volunteers put skills to work for Twin Cities nonprofit

“We’re hoping to take care of projects that most volunteer groups can’t handle,” District 77’s Ross Olson said.

Workers put Trump on notice: ‘The U.S. mail is not for sale!’

Union solidarity is taking the wind out of Trump’s push to privatize the USPS.

Postal unions call National Day of Action to stop privatization

Local supporters will rally over the noon hour Oct. 8, outside the downtown Minneapolis Post Office.

Union ambassadors make case for public schools in St. Paul

SPFT members are helping their district reverse declining enrollment by doing what unions do best: organizing.

Guild members lead effort to halt leak investigation in Minneapolis

The union warns of a “chilling effect on free speech.”

Construction unions recruit veterans to trade helmets for hardhats

“They’re good employees right out of the gate even without any training.”

At organizing boot camp, workers look to build power from the inside out

It takes a strong union to bargain a strong contract. Or, as CWA Local 7304 member Jim Wiebe put it: “A hammer doesn’t swing by itself.” A union steward and welder at the New Flyer bus facility in St. Cloud, Wiebe was one of 55 activists from across the Midwest who traveled to St. Paul […]

Women workers take on MN restaurant lobby over tip penalty

An attack on tipped workers’ wages is an attack on women.

MN’s public-sector workers aren’t mourning Janus, they’re organizing

The decision has prompted a lot of hand-wringing over the labor movement’s downfall. Don’t buy it.

Teamsters end beer strike, credit ‘labor solidarity’ for keeping them strong

Not one member of Teamsters Local 792 crossed the picket line during the strike, and all 93 striking workers will return to their jobs.