CWin prizes, experience music and video and learn about the labor movement - its past and its future - at the first Online Labor Day Festival. It runs from Wednesday, Aug. 30, through Wednesday, Sept. 6, at www.workingfamilies.com.
A new Labor Day report looks behind commonly reported statistics to see who's winning and losing in Minnesota's current economy. Making a Living? The State of Working Minnesota, Labor Day 2000 finds that, although the state is enjoying strong economic growth and all levels of the workforce have seen some wage gains, many working people are falling behind.
When legislation to grant permanent normal trading relations for China comes to a vote in the U.S. Senate, Minnesota's Paul Wellstone will introduce amendments tying approval to improved labor rights both in China and the United States.