Both of Minnesota’s medical cannabis companies now unionized

Workers at Green Thumb Industries/RISE Dispensaries formed a union last month, becoming the second group of medical cannabis workers in Minnesota to join Local 1189 of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW). The union became official March 30, when a majority of employees signed cards authorizing Local 1189 as their representative in a so-called […]

TakeAction employees unionize, join Newspaper & Communications Guild

Employees at TakeAction Minnesota, the progressive-advocacy group based in St. Paul, came together to form a union last week, joining the Minnesota Newspaper & Communications Guild, TNG-CWA Local 37002. TakeAction employees conducted their organizing campaign under the terms of a “card check” neutrality agreement with their employer. More than two dozen employees signed cards requesting […]