Nick Faber: Strike, contract campaign led to real gains for St. Paul schools

No one should doubt St. Paul educators’ commitment to our students.

Strike ends, but educators vow to fight on for public schools

SPFE bargained for the public good. The public had SPFE’s back.

SPPS educators strike for schools their students deserve

Teachers turned West 7th Street into a sea of red on Day 1 of their strike.

Mounds View paras stick together with strike vote

Union demands reflect the changing nature of paras’ work.

Outbreak adds urgency to janitors’ push for sick pay

The epidemic puts a grim spotlight on access to sick leave in the U.S.

Strikes surge nationwide

#RedForEd movement, sluggish wage growth behind big uptick in major work stoppages.

St. Paul educators set March 10 strike deadline

SPFE gave the district a preview today, picketing at several school sites.

1,800 HealthPartners caregivers set strike date

Another 1,200 OPEIU members may honor SEIU’s picket line.

Labor rallies to support striking Steelworkers in Blaine

BLAINE – Bosses at Carley Foundry learned an important lesson today. Pick a fight with one Minnesota union, and you’ll get a fight with them all. About 220 members of United Steelworkers Local 63B began an unfair-labor-practices strike Saturday at the Blaine plant, which supplies parts to aerospace and other firms. Their picket line swelled […]

St. Paul educators to Chicago educators: ‘Your fight is our fight’

Union educators in St. Paul are standing in solidarity with the 35,000 teachers and school service workers on strike in Chicago this week. Yesterday the St. Paul Federation of Educators sent a letter, signed by SPFE President Nick Faber, to two unions representing the striking workers. Faber’s message was simple: Your fight is our fight. […]