Operation Christmas Solidarity lifts spirits of locked-out sugar workers

For the second consecutive Christmas, the families of workers locked out of their jobs by American Crystal Sugar received a holiday boost from their extended union family. Operation Christmas Solidarity, co-sponsored by the St. Paul Regional Labor Federation and American Income Life, drew $45,000 in donations from local unions and members, who gave toys, food, […]

Labor blood drive in St. Paul Dec. 4

The St. Paul Regional Labor Federation will co-sponsor a blood drive Dec. 4 with the federation’s AFL-CIO Labor Community Action Committee, the Greater Twin Cities United Way and the American Red Cross’ North Central Blood Services. The blood drive will run from 1 to 6 p.m. at the St. Paul Labor and Professional Centre, 411 […]

Bobby Kasper: Thanks for making Labor Day a success

Thank you to everyone who helped make our participation in the 2012 Labor Day parade at the Minnesota State Fair an enormous success. We had over 250 participants who marched in our unit this year, and it was the first year we had a float. The Minnesota State Fair capped our unit at 200 marchers, […]