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.

State employees to lawmakers: You got your raises, now approve ours

Union members rolled out the welcome mat for state lawmakers today, four months after a legislative subcommittee pulled the rug out from under their contracts.

Candidates for governor vie for labor support at state AFL-CIO forum

The four DFLers were united in opposing right-to-work legislation and supporting union organizing and collective bargaining.

Steelworkers plan solidarity rally in Minneapolis for Idaho miners on strike

Workers will extend their picket line from Idaho to Minneapolis during a mining trade show. Local union members plan a Feb. 26 rally to show their support.

Workers, parents show unity with St. Paul teachers after strike vote

Several unions representing thousands of working people in St. Paul offered up statements of solidarity with SPFT members. 

Teachers, allies keep heat on Ecolab, U.S. Bank as Super Bowl party ramps up

Activists called out the corporations funding the Super Bowl for prioritizing a high-profile game over people’s lives.

Here’s how labor activists plan to celebrate Super Bowl week

“Minnesota’s Super Bowl shouldn’t just be about entertaining the rich and the powerful,” bakery worker Travis Reinhart said.

Union volunteers step ‘outside their element’ on ice palace job site

“It’s out of the ordinary for anyone in the trades to be using a chainsaw.”

Minnesota gained 46,000 union members last year, reversing decade-long decline

Working people’s voice grew stronger last year in Minnesota, where organizing gains pushed union membership to its highest point since 2004.