The “Fast Track” trade bill in Congress will send jobs overseas and give more power to giant corporations. It continues the same failed trade policies that leave working people behind.
We have to stop this. Join union members and our allies for a national day of action, June 3, to call Congress. Tell them to stop secret trade deals and oppose Fast Track. read more »
The East Central Minnesota Area Labor Council is currently taking applications for a full-time Field Staff position to begin February 2, 2015. This position will be based primarily out of the St. read more »
The AFL-CIO Organizing Institute will be holding a 3-Day Training in St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN on November 14-16, 2014. The training will be held at the Education Minnesota Headquarters, located at 41 Sherburne Ave., St. Paul, MN 55103. read more »
Labor 2014 will kick off this summer with four regional Campaign Schools to train union activists and staff for the upcoming campaign to elect candidates who will fight for our issues.
Topics covered: why politics matter for union members and their families; messaging and the 2014 elections – how to share the most impactful messages with our co-workers and friends; organizing at your worksite; and volunteer recruitment best practices. read more »
By Laura Askelin, President, Southeast Minnesota Area Labor Council read more »
SAVE THE DATE! The next Minnesota Young Workers meeting is set for Thursday, January 31, 2013.
346 Larpenteur Ave West
St. Paul, Minnesota 55113
Laborers Local 132 has generously donated their hall for us to meet in. read more »
For generations, the sugar beet industry has been the lifeblood of Northwest Minnesota’s Red River Valley.
Now, American Crystal has put all of this in jeopardy by locking out workers.
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