Give to the Max for Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarships on Nov. 12th!

Give to the Max Day is November 12th this year! You can provide scholarships to the Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarhip for minority students with a union affiliatiation and attending one of the MN State Colleges. read more »

Office of Economic Status of Women's Greater MN Listening Tour

Once again, the Legislative Office on the Economic Status of Women is launching a statewide listening tour to hear the stories of women from across Minnesota.  read more »

Job Openings: Field Organizer(s); Two Positions based in Willmar and Albert Lea

The Minnesota AFL-CIO is seeking (two) full-time, temporary Field Organizer(s) to work with the affiliated unions of the Minnesota AFL-CIO, staff and leaders of the local Area Labor Councils and key community allies to develop and execute the development of political, legislative and issue campaigns; build activism and local capacity; and mobilize affiliates, other labor organizations, communit read more »

2015 Labor Day Events

Celebrate Labor Day with your union brothers and sisters across Minnesota!

Baxter Labor Day Picnic

Monday, September 7, Noon-4pm, Baxter City Park


Cloquet - Carlton County Labor Day Celebration

Sunday, September 6 read more »

2015 Minnesota AFL-CIO Labor Pavilion Schedule

Join fellow union members and visit the Minnesota AFL-CIO Labor Pavilion at the State Fair. We're located at Dan Patch & Cooper on the fairgrounds. There will be live music, entertainment, and an opportunity to learn about what Minnesota AFL-CIO affiliate unions do.

Check out our tumblr for full fair details. read more »

Minnesota Works Podcast: Episode 7 - Senator Franken Talks Unions & Trade

United States Senator & union member Al Franken joins us to talk about his experience as a union member. He also tells us why he voted against Trade Promotion Authority.

Minnesota AFL-CIO Legislative Director Jennifer Schaubach stops in with a review of what did and didn’t happen during the 2015 Legislative Session. read more »

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Minnesota Works Podcast: Episode 6 - Trade and the TPP

Our guest in the interview segment is Kaela Berg from the Minnesota Fair Trade Coalition. We talk about the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement and what it means for working people in Minnesota. read more »

Minnesota Works Podcast: Episode 5 - Safe Staffing on Workers Memorial Day

We’re releasing this episode on April 27, the day before Workers Memorial Day. 

Every year on April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew our efforts for safe workplaces. That’s what this episode is all about. read more »

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