Support your union and Minnesota’s working families by participating in your local precinct caucus. Anyone can attend the precinct caucuses!
Minnesota’s major political parties will hold precinct caucuses on Tuesday, February 4.
At your precinct caucus, you can:
▪ Influence party platforms and speak out against anti-union and anti-middle class legislation and constitutional amendments
▪ Become a delegate to endorsing conventions
▪ Elect local party leaders read more »
Minnesota Senator Al Franken lead 11 of is Senate colleagues in a latter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid expressing deep concerns on granting the President so-called "fast track" authority on trade agreements.
The letter calls for increased Congressional oversight for trade deals, stronger enforcement for currency manipulation, better labor and environmental controls, and increasing American competitiveness, particularly in the manufacturing sector.
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Vice Chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), today held a hearing examining income inequality in America with former Labor Secretary Robert Reich. read more »
The Minnesota AFL-CIO is proud to have scholarships available for union members and their dependents.
The Minnesota AFL-CIO scholarship is awarded to five (5) recipients in 2014 to graduating high school seniors who are union members or the dependents of union members.
The scholarship application deadline is April 30, 2014.
Download the scholarship form for details of eligibility requirements.
Location: MNA Bldg., 345 Randolph Ave., #200, St. Paul
It's time to get ready for the 2014 Legislative session and elections. Join fellow union members at the Minnesota AFL-CIO Legislative & Political Conference, November 21-22. read more »
Senator Al Franken has been working incredibly hard to bring our concerns to Washington D.C., pushing the Administration to understand the importance of collectively bargained multi-employer plans.
On behalf of union members, he asked the Administration to acknowledge that employers will still have to honor their contractual obligations regarding the multi-employer or "Taft-Hartley plans" that union workers went to the bargaining table and negotiated for. read more »
The Minnesota AFL-CIO is seeking a fulltime Strategic Partnerships Organizer to build and enhance strategic, enduring, and meaningful relationships between labor and community allies throughout the state; facilitate (or lead) the development of issue campaigns that will result in joint action to advance our shared social and economic justice goals; and mobilize affiliates, other labor organizations, community partners and allies to execute the campaigns/actions needed to achieve our mission.