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Minnesota Works Podcast: Episode 3 - Young Workers

We’re back with another episode a lot sooner than we’ll normally be, but this is a time sensitive episode. read more »

Volunteer to Help Pass a Job-Creating Transportation Bill

Minnesota’s transportation infrastructure belongs to all of us, and it impacts each of us in unique ways. How we get around affects our wallets, our health the ability to do our jobs, and the number of jobs created. read more »

Minnesota Works Podcast: Episode 2 - Organizing Delta

It’s our second episode! We have a great show for you. Barb Kucera from Workday Minnesota is back with a labor new update. Our interview segment is with Neil McMahon & Angie Brewer, two Delta flight attendants who are active in the ongoing unionization effort. read more »

Workers, Legislators Support Bill to Modernize Workplace Scheduling Laws

Looking to ensure workers have a voice in how much and when they work, a coalition of worker advocacy groups, social justice organizations, labor unions and workers joined together with Rep. Rena Moran today to introduce the Fair Scheduling Legislation. read more »

Minnesota Works Podcast: Episode 1

Today we kick off the official podcast of the Minnesota AFL-CIO, "Minnesota Works." We get you up to date on news affecting Minnesota workers and the labor movement. Each episode features an in-depth interview with someone making a positive difference in the Labor movement, both in Minnesota and nationally. read more »

Charter school teachers stand up for students

Members and supporters of the Education Minnesota Federation of Charter School Employees at the Community School of Excellence, a K-8 charter school focused on Hmong language and culture located in St. Paul’s North End, attended the January 21st school board meeting in a show of solidarity and to speak out against the negative impact of staff turnover on student achievement.   read more »

Freedom Writers film screening: January 13 @East Side Freedom Library

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 

6 p.m.

East Side Freedom Library

1105 Greenbrier Street

Free and open to all

Info: eastsidefreedomlibrary@gmail.com and 651.774.8687

Sponsored by the East Side Freedom Library & St. Paul Federation of Teachers

The education film & discussion series continues with the feature length dramactic film read more »

2015 MN AFL-CIO Scholarships & Martin Duffy Adult Learner Scholarships

The Minnesota AFL-CIO is proud to have scholarships available for union members and their dependents.    read more »

Support Nellie Stone Johnson bust at the Capitol

Together we can help labor establish its rightful place in our Capitol

We have the opportunity to permanently remind Capitol visitors, including school children, of the important role labor has played in our state. 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 »

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