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The general counsel for the National Labor Relations Board has determined that unfair labor practice charges filed against Mayo Clinic have merit, supporting maintenance workers at the Albert Lea Medical Center who have been seeking a contract for more than 18 months.
Finding a family-supporting job in central Minnesota is made more difficult by the fact that nearly half of the openings are part-time, according to new data from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Members of a Minneapolis-based worker center are calling on the management of Kohl’s department stores to meet about a Responsible Contractor Policy – and to apologize for the behavior of a security officer at Eden Prairie Mall.
This Thanksgiving, use your shopping dollars to support good jobs through a guide developed by Labor 411.
The list features options from stuffing to cranberry sauce to the turkey itself for responsible consumers who want to funnel their consumer dollars toward companies that treat their employees with respect.
Minnesota has become the fourth state in the nation to offer state employees paid parental leave. The temporary measure benefits some 35,000 families and will become permanent if approved by the Legislature.
MAPE, the Minnesota Association of Professional Employees, led a coalition of state employee unions in advocating for the new policy.