TAs win access to training in deal with St. Paul schools

“We want to learn how to serve our students better,” TA Dallas Robertson said..

St. Paul educators to district: ‘We’re here for our students’

Unions’ student-centered demands are falling on deaf ears.

To stop cycle of cuts, St. Paul educators back levy referendum

The state’s failure to keep school funding steady has forced most school districts to seek local levies.

Union ambassadors make case for public schools in St. Paul

SPFT members are helping their district reverse declining enrollment by doing what unions do best: organizing.

SPFT, district reach agreement, pledge to take on funding shortfalls together

Members of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers will not strike tomorrow, but they aren’t walking away from the fight for fully funded schools.

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.

St. Paul Federation of Teachers schedules strike vote

Frustrated by the St. Paul Public Schools’ refusal to take up their top priorities in contract negotiations, SPFT members will take a strike authorization vote Jan. 31.

Union coat drive will help St. Paul’s homeless youth keep warm

“If students don’t know how they’re going to stay warm on their way home – or if they’ll be able to stay warm when they get there – it’s really hard to focus during school.”

Community Ed offers courses in labor history, construction careers

Want to learn more about local labor history? Looking to explore career opportunities in the construction trades? Community Ed has you covered.