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.

U.S. workplace fatalities on the rise, unions warn

Minnesota, according to an AFL-CIO report, had the 31st highest rate of workplace deaths among states in 2016.

Expo shows off 49ers’ training center, apprenticeship program

The union’s training grounds sprawl across 400 acres east of Hinckley. The $10 million facility opened in 2006, and some 5,000 people pass through annually.

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.”

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.

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.”

Why aren’t more women entering the construction trades?

On International Women’s Day, it’s worth noting one area of the U.S. economy where the wage gap is uniquely narrow: construction.