Strike vote nets Minneapolis laundry workers a better deal

After voting 97-1 to authorize a strike last week, laundry workers at Aramark’s northeast Minneapolis facility today accepted an improved offer from their employer, roughly doubling the wage increase included in the contract.

UPDATED: Workers at hospital laundry win tentative agreement, end strike

UPDATED 08/06/13 – Workers United Local 150 reports the strike is over after negotiators reached an agreement on a tentative contract agreement early this morning. Workers will take a ratification vote tomorrow. “The campaign was a complete success for the union,” Workers United representative Julie Boots said in an e-mail, noting the company agreed to […]

Laundry workers picket for fair contract on St. Paul’s East Side

Workers who clean linens for hospitals across the metro picketed outside Health Systems Cooperative Laundries on St. Paul’s East Side today, giving their employer a taste of what to expect if management continues to drag its feet in negotiations. About 240 Health Systems Cooperative employees, members of Workers United Local 150, have been working without […]