The Superior Federation of Labor announced it has made endorsements in the Superior City Council race and Superior School Board race. For Superior City Council Ward 3, the federation endorsed Darrell Kyle. For the Superior School Board, the federation endorsed Steve Olson. The spring election is April 4. For more information about endorsed candidates in all races, click here.
From the St. Paul Union Advocate: Hastings school board ducks meeting after striking workers plan to showStriking food service workers in Hastings have a lot of questions for members of the local school board, who were scheduled to have a public meeting this afternoon. Why won’t the district come back to the bargaining table? Why does the superintendent deserve a 6% raise when 2% is the best he can offer food service workers.
The Minnesota House is considering enacting a new law to ramp up protection for workers after stories of wage theft have peppered the state’s construction industry. In an effort to step up pressure on subcontractors that exploit workers, the bill would target general contractors and project owners that hire the subcontractors.
BUFFALO (PAI)—A National Labor Relations Board judge has literally thrown the book—218 pages and dozens of unfair labor practices counts--at Starbucks and owner Howard Schultz, saying the monster coffee company broke labor law at least 70 times in the Buffalo area alone in a campaign it’s extended against unionization nationwide.
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