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East Central Phone Bank and Doorknock in St. Cloud

October 11, 2010 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
October 18, 2010 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
October 25, 2010 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
October 12, 2010 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
October 19, 2010 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
October 26, 2010 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
October 7, 2010 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
October 14, 2010 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
October 21, 2010 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
October 28, 2010 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

St. Cloud IBEW Local 292, 103 Doctors Park.

Amy Bodnar 763-458-0021 (St. Cloud)

East Central Phone Bank and Doorknock in Brainerd

October 6, 2010 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm
October 7, 2010 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm
October 12, 2010 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm
October 13, 2010 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm
October 14, 2010 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm
October 19, 2010 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm
October 20, 2010 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm
October 21, 2010 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm
October 26, 2010 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm
October 27, 2010 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm
October 28, 2010 - 4:30pm - 8:00pm

East Central ALC/AFSCME Council 5 office, 503 Maple Street, Brainerd.

Wayne Fleischhacker 218-839-0850

Amie Magnuson 218-330-5796 (Greater East Central)

Amy Bodnar 763-458-0021 (St. Cloud)


Labor 2010 Volunteer Spotlight: Steve Raatikka

Steve Raatikka knows that member to member contact during election time is crucial to winning elections. Steve is a dedicated labor volunteer with the East Central Area Labor Council out of St. Cloud, and Minnesota AFL-CIO General Board member.

Last Saturday on the One Nation Day (October 2), I had the chance to go doorknocking with him for Mark Dayton and Tarryl Clark in St. Cloud. We talked about how important it is to reach out to other union members so we can elect labor friendly elected officials. read more »

Local Labor Leader Letters Make a Difference

N E Area Labor Council volunteers stuff envelopes, continue to phone union members

Today, North East Area Labor Council volunteers were busy stuffing nearly 700 local labor leader letters that will be sent out to teachers in the Duluth area in support of Mark Dayton.

Frank Wanner, President of the Duluth Federation of Teachers, wrote and signed said letter that will be mailed. In fact, he is pictured above helping to stuff the envelopes. read more »

One Nation Doorknock

October 2, 2010 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Doorknocking for Dayton

Saturday, October 2 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Minneapolis Saint Paul Metro – At IUOE Local 49 Hall, 2829 Anthony Lane S, Minneapolis, 55418.

Duluth – At Duluth Labor Temple, 2002 London Road, Duluth, 55812.

East Grand Forks – At Northern Valley Labor Council, 1714 N Washington, Grand Forks, 58203.

Mankato – At 1600 Madison Avenue, Suite 12, Mankato, 56001. read more »

A Defining Moment

This election is a defining moment for working people. We will either rebuild a fundamentally different economy that values hard work and a strong middle class or turn back toward one that puts corporate interests before people.   read more »

Minnesota AFL-CIO Labor Pavilion schedule at the State Fair!

Saturday, September 4

10:30 "Long Live the Cause: The United Farmworkers and the Grape Boycott." play performed by children

Noon AFTRA actress portraying Nellie Stone Johnson

Noon Rep. Betty McCollum visits

2:00  "Long Live the Cause: The United Farmworkers and the Grape Boycott" play performed by children

3:00 AFTRA  actress portraying Nellie Stone Johnson

****every day of the fair**** read more »

Twin Cities Labor Chorus at Labor Pavilion

Check out this video of the Twin Cities Labor Chorus' Saturday performance at the MN AFL-CIO Labor Pavilion. Their next performances are:

Tuesday, August 31 at 6 p.m. and Labor Day, Monday, September 6 at noon


Minnesota AFL-CIO Labor Pavilion weekend schedule at the State Fair!

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Saturday's State Fair Labor Pavilion programming highlights include:

Virtual welding machine --inside the pavilion all day

10:30 Sheetmetal Demonstration

Noon until 2pm AFTRA actor to play Frank Boyd

2:00 pm Twin Cities Labor Chorus

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Virtual welding machine --inside the pavilion all day

Noon until 2pm AFTRA actor to play Frank Boyd read more »

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