Young activists quiz union leaders at national summit

In a scene that one Postal Worker from Chicago said was unlike any other union conclave he ever attended, more than 300 young union activists from around the country sharply quizzed top AFL-CIO leaders and started planning their own networking, organizing and communications campaigns.

Protesters condemn veto of GAMC

Last year, Governor Tim Pawlenty eliminated funding for General Assistance Medical Care, then a few days ago he vetoed bipartisan legislation to to save health care for some of the state\’s poorest residents.

Workday reports from AFL-CIO convention

Union members from across the country gathered in Pittsburgh this week to discuss issues important to working people and set the course for labor in the Obama era. Workday Minnesota reports:UNITE HERE rejoins AFL-CIOAFL-CIO makes history with new leadership teamObama stirs AFL-CIO convention with message of hopeMinnesotans ‘exhilarated’ by president’s speechVideo: Minnesota delegates react to Obama’s speechPhotos: Day 1 / Day 2 / Day 3 / Day 4 / Day 5Story and Video: Minnesotan sounds off for working familiesUnions march for single payer health careSpector pledges action this year on EFCA, health careAFL-CIO convention websiteReports from the ILCA Pittsburgh Labor Media Center