Monthly Archives: February 2020

SEIU sets strike for 4,000 Twin Cities janitors

SEIU Local 26 announced 4,000 commercial janitors will begin their ULP strike starting the second shift on Thursday, February 27. The commercial janitors are part of the 8,000 members of SEIU Local 26 who are subcontracted to clean and protect

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Construct Tomorrow gets big turnout

The two-day event is meant to introduce high-schoolers to careers in the trades. Organizers say the open house on Tuesday night, which was open to anyone who wanted to learn more about trades careers, had almost double the attendance of

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House passes PRO Act; Stauber votes ‘no’

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill last week to strengthen protections for workers trying to join together in a union. The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act would create new penalties for employers who illegally intimidate or

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