Food service workers in Hastings schools set Feb. 7 strike date

Food service workers today put the Hastings public school district on notice of their intent to strike Feb. 7 unless the two sides reach agreement on a new union contract before then. “We’re united, and we’re ready to strike if the district won’t pay us what we’re worth and stop nickel-and-diming us about our working […]

Staffing crisis prompts school employees to ask for support, patience

“Take a breath and remember that the educators and staff who chose to come back this fall did so because they really care about the students and want them to succeed,” Education Minnesota President Denise Specht said.