Yearly Archives: 2022

Here’s your list of Labor-endorsed candidates

Governor and Lt. GovernorTim Walz & Peggy Flanagan Attorney GeneralKeith Ellison Secretary of StateSteve Simon State AuditorJulie Blaha U.S. House Congr. District 8Jen Schultz MN Senate 3Grant HauschildMN House District 3ARob Ecklund MN House District 3BMary Murphy MN Senate 7Ben DeNucci MN House

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Steelworkers rally for fair contract with U.S. Steel

Hundreds of Steelworkers, retirees and allies gathered in Virginia, Minn., earlier this month to rally for a fair contract for workers at U.S. Steel properties on the Iron Range.Members of Locals 2660 (Keetac) and 1938 (Minntac) have been working without

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AFSCME rallies, Teamsters reach agreement with U system

Members and allies of AFSCME at UMD (clerical, tech and health care workers) held an informational picket earlier this month, calling on the administration to pay a living wage and make benefits affordable as it negotiates its contract. The rally

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Thousands of Nurses begin historic three-day strike

About 15,000 Nurses stepped out on a historic three-day strike at 16 nurses across the Twin Cities and Twin Ports on Monday. The strike is the largest private-sector Nurses strike in U.S. history. Essentia and St. Luke’s Nurses have been

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Nurses to rally on Sunday, Sept. 11

On Sunday, September 11, Twin Ports nurses with the Minnesota Nurses Association will gather with community supporters ahead of their historic strike which is set to begin Monday. At the community gathering on Sunday, nurses and supporters will hear from

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Minnesota Nurses Association announces intent for three-day strike

Describing today as a “somber day,” Minnesota Nurses Association President Mary Turner announced that thousands of nurses will strike for three days at 15 properties around the state, including Duluth, starting Sept. 12. “Over a decade ago, 12,000 nurses went

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Nurses in Twin Ports, Twin Cities vote to strike

Nurses gathered in the basement of the Duluth Labor Temple on Tuesday, the day after the Minnesota Nurses Association held and announced the results of its strike vote. “We are taking this unprecedented step for patient safety, to improve staff

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Nurses to hold strike vote

MNA Nurses in the Twin Ports will be among those holding a strike vote on Monday as 15,000 nurses fight for fair contracts to hold healthcare executives accountable to put patients before profits. If passed by a supermajority of nurses,

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Bakk announces retirement

Sen. Tom Bakk, the Democratic senator turned Independent from Cook, is retiring from state politics, nearly 30 years after he was first elected to the Legislature.One of the staunchest supporters of the Iron Range, its mining and its idiosyncratic culture,

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Volunteer, donate to Labor Day Picnic

Please contact Central Labor Body President Beth McCuskey about donating to the Labor Day Picnic Fund or if you’re interested in volunteering. We need your help to make this a great event!

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