CWA-NABET Members Demonstrate fot a Fair Contract
Veterans for Employee Free Choice Act, Moorhead, MN May 2009 Western Area Labor Council
Paul Sutherland, BCTGM Member, Moorhead, Minnesota
Employee Free Choice Act forum with Minnesota Nurses Association and Workers Interfaith Network
AFGE Transportation Security Officers with Senator Franken
Laura Askelin calling Members of Congress for health insurance reform
Working America Jobs Roundtable December 2009
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear a challenge on collective bargaining rights. The case, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, seeks to overturn the 35-year old Abood v. Detroit Board of Education ruling that allows public sector unions to collect fair share fees from non-members to cover the costs associated with representation. read more »
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 »
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 »
April is here and we are back with a brand new episode!
This week we learn about a relatively new effort to organize fast food workers in the Twin Cities. Our guests are Blanca Gonzales a Minneapolis fast food workers & Veronica Mendez-Moore, an organizer with CTUL. read more »
In her State of the City Address, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges announced a bold working families policy agenda. In her speech, Mayor Hodges called for fair and predictable scheduling for shift workers, increased protections against wage theft, and earned sick and safe time.
State and local Labor leaders applauded Mayor Hodges’ agenda. read more »
Today, the Minnesota AFL-CIO Executive Board passed a resolution calling on Bloomington City Attorney Sandra Johnson to not prosecute the 11 #BlackLivesMatter members who were peacefully protesting at the Mall of America on December 20, 2014. Minnesota AFL-CIO President Shar Knutson issued the following statement: read more »
We’re back with another episode a lot sooner than we’ll normally be, but this is a time sensitive episode. read more »
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 »