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Call Congress to Stop Fast Track

June 3, 2015 (All day)

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 »

Minnesota AFL-CIO at the 2015 GLBT Pride Parade!

June 28, 2015 - 11:00am

WE'RE THRILLED to be in the PRIDE PARADE THIS YEAR!! read more »

Register today for the MN Union Women's Retreat

Registration is now open for Labor Education Service's Minnesota Union Women's Retreat happening April 22-24, 2015 at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge in Brainerd Lakes Area.

Register today!  read more »

Job Opening: Field Staffer, East Central Minnesota Area Labor Council, AFL-CIO

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 »

2014 Voting Checklist

Election day is Tuesday, November 4. Do you have everything you need to be able to exercise your right to vote?

First, check your voter registration status. 

Already registered? Great, find your polling place for election day. read more »

2014 Organizing Institute Training

November 14, 2014 (All day) - November 16, 2014 (All day)

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 Campaign Schools

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 »

Southeast MN Young Worker Recommended to Join MN AFL-CIO General Board

By Laura Askelin, President, Southeast Minnesota Area Labor Council read more »

MN Young Workers meeting set for January 31, 2013

SAVE THE DATE! The next Minnesota Young Workers meeting is set for Thursday, January 31, 2013.

6-8:30pm

346 Larpenteur Ave West

St. Paul, Minnesota 55113

Laborers Local 132 has generously donated their hall for us to meet in. read more »

Stand With Sugar Workers!

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.

You can contribute in multiple ways.

Note: Donations are not charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. Donations from unions and individuals are accepted. We cannot accept donations from corporations.

You can contribute to help locked out workers fight back by donating to the Action Fund. read more »

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