Despite decades of attacks, workers and unions continue to organize and bargain to improve their workplaces and communities. Workers also are engaging in innovative forms of organizing - and transforming their organizations - to build power in the face of new challenges.
Retail janitors who are sub-contracted to clean Best Buy, Macys, Lund’s, Target and other stores in the Twin Cities metro announced Wednesday they finalized a first contract with their employers as members of Service Employees International Union Local 26.
Fast food executive Andrew Puzder, the controversial nominee for U.S. Secretary of Labor, withdrew Wednesday, numerous news outlets reported, drawing applause from unions and other groups that had opposed him.
With Andrew Puzder, President Trump’s nominee for Labor Secretary, set for a hearing before the U.S. Senate Thursday, workers in Minnesota and across the nation made a final effort to stop his confirmation.
With the clock ticking to the midnight Saturday expiration of a 14-state AT&T contract covering 21,000 workers, local members of the Communications Workers of America rallied outside an AT&T call center in Bloomington Friday morning. On Saturday, the company and union announced the contract would be extended while talks continued.
With the clock ticking to the midnight Saturday expiration of a 14-state AT&T contract covering 21,000 workers, local members of the Communications Workers of America rallied outside an AT&T call center in Bloomington Friday morning.
The state Bureau of Mediation Services Friday dismissed an attempt to decertify the union for 27,000 Minnesota home care workers, meaning a contract securing their wages, benefits and working conditions can move forward.
An overwhelming 80 percent of Linden Hills Co-op employees signed and submitted cards to the National Labor Relations Board Thursday to unionize with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 653.