#NAW2016: State grant helps East Metro auto dealerships reinvigorate apprenticeship program

Car dealerships in the East Metro long have offered registered apprenticeship training opportunities to their mechanics, but the number of journey-level workers graduating from the program has declined in recent years. Looking to shift that trend into reverse, East Metro dealerships, state regulators and representatives of the Machinists union met with technical college faculty and […]

Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship deadline is May 31

The postmark deadline for students to apply for a Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship in the 2014-15 academic year has been extended to May 31. The fund awards scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 to minority students from union families who attend or plan to attend a technical college, community college or university in the MnSCU […]

Ellison to give keynote at Nellie Stone Johnson scholarship fundraiser

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison will give the keynote address at the 2014 Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship Dinner and Silent Auction at the Prom Center in Oakdale March 27. The Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship Fund, named after a lifelong crusader for social justice, labor rights and higher education in Minnesota, awards scholarships to students of color […]

Apply now for Nellie Stone Johnson scholarships

Applications for the annual Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship, available to minority students from union families, will be accepted through May 1. The scholarships range from $500 to $2,000. To be eligible, students must attend or plan on attending one of the 31 technical colleges, community colleges or state universities in the Minnesota State Colleges and […]

MnSCU Chancellor Rosenstone to address labor-management council’s annual meeting

Steven Rosenstone, chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, will give the keynote address at the Twin City Area Labor Management Council’s annual meeting March 7. Registration is now open for the luncheon, which will run from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Operating Engineers Local 49 hall, 2829 Anthony Lane South, […]