AFSCME Calling on the MnSCU Board to Stop Paying Big Bonuses
Working America Members Deliver Petitions Urging Rep. Eric Paulsen to Support Extending Unemployment Insurance
MN AFL-CIO President Shar Knutson talking with State Economist Tom Stinson after December 2009 Budget Forecast
SE Area Labor Council Make Wall Street Pay March and Rally, March 2010
Wall Street on Trial, Duluth, MN N E Area Labor Council March 2010
Working America Jobs Roundtable December 2009
Building Trades Rally March 11, 2010
United States Senator & union member Al Franken joins us to talk about his experience as a union member. He also tells us why he voted against Trade Promotion Authority.
Minnesota AFL-CIO Legislative Director Jennifer Schaubach stops in with a review of what did and didn’t happen during the 2015 Legislative Session. read more »
With less than two days remaining in the legislative session and no agreement on a comprehensive transportation bill, Minnesota AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Steve Hunter issued the following statement: read more »
Today the Minnesota House passed legislation that Republicans called a “jobs bill.” Looking closer at the legislation, it’s clear that it will hurt working Minnesotans. read more »
Following Governor Mark Dayton’s annual State of the State Address, Minnesota AFL-CIO President Shar Knutson issued the following statement:
“Since taking office, Governor Dayton has provided the strong leadership Minnesota needs to take us from budget deficits to surpluses. His policies have helped put Minnesota’s economy back on strong footing while investing in the future. read more »
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton released his proposed jobs and infrastructure bill. The proposal would build and improve public infrastructure like MnSCU and U of M classrooms and buildings, roads, parks, and other projects throughout the state while creating nearly 24,000 new jobs in the process. read more »
April is here and we are back with a brand new episode!
This week we learn about a relatively new effort to organize fast food workers in the Twin Cities. Our guests are Blanca Gonzales a Minneapolis fast food workers & Veronica Mendez-Moore, an organizer with CTUL. read more »
In her State of the City Address, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges announced a bold working families policy agenda. In her speech, Mayor Hodges called for fair and predictable scheduling for shift workers, increased protections against wage theft, and earned sick and safe time.
State and local Labor leaders applauded Mayor Hodges’ agenda. read more »
We’re back with another episode a lot sooner than we’ll normally be, but this is a time sensitive episode. read more »