Two years after Thanksgiving shock, Teamsters aren’t letting FLE off the hook

Members of Local 120 are still fighting for the wages they’re owed.

Teamsters Local 120 raises $125,000 for veterans charity

Homes For Our Troops designs, builds and donates specially adapted homes for injured veterans.

Union strong, Metro Mobility drivers fight to save their jobs

A non-union firm has dangled a cheaper price tag, but Teamsters warn the switch will come at a cost to the vulnerable adults Metro Mobility serves.

Smith hits the ground running in fight to save pensions

The newly appointed senator landed one of eight seats on a congressional “super-committee” to address the looming retirement crisis.

Longtime union mailing house in Roseville closes shop

Accurate Mailing’s last job: labeling, sorting and preparing 30,000 copies of The Saint Paul Union Advocate for post.

Minnesota union members marched against Trump in droves. Here’s why

  Dressed in hard hats and union colors, union members were among the estimated 100,000 people who joined the Women’s March in Minnesota one day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, capping three days of protests – locally and nationally – that put the new administration on notice of popular opposition to his policy objectives and governing […]

Teamsters cite ‘shady business practices’ at Finish Line Express

MAPLE GROVE – Heartbreaking, gutless and dishonest were among the ways workers, union leaders and high-ranking elected officials described a Roseville trucking firm’s decision to withhold pay from 90 members of Teamsters Local 120 after abruptly closing the week of Thanksgiving. Out-of-work Teamsters staged a rally last night outside Finish Line Express, a Maple Grove-based […]

In tough talks with Allina, Teamsters win wage increases, avoid strike

Members of Teamsters Local 120 who provide home-delivery of oxygen and medical equipment for Allina Health ratified a new contract Saturday, narrowly avoiding a work stoppage. Frustrated by management’s refusal to consider meaningful wage increases in negotiating sessions last month, the 42 members of Local 120 unanimously authorized their bargaining team to call a strike […]

Marker honoring fallen Minneapolis Teamsters to be dedicated July 18

After a lengthy fundraising campaign, the Remember 1934 Committee will unveil a permanent plaque July 18 in the Warehouse District of downtown Minneapolis commemorating the historic Teamsters strikes that echoed across the U.S. – and made Minneapolis a union town. The committee will host an unveiling and celebration at 11 a.m. July 18 at the […]

Teamsters at Supervalu’s Hopkins facility ratify new contract

One week after voting 468-0 to authorize their leadership to call a strike if necessary, warehouse workers at Supervalu’s Hopkins distribution center ratified a new three-year contract June 4 that will raise wages and improve working conditions. The contract covers 723 members of Teamsters Local 120, who voted by an 8-1 margin in favor of […]