Some hospital security officers say HealthEast is not doing enough to keep its employees safe from unruly and unstable visitors. They point to the attack last November inside St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood. Surveillance cameras captured images of a patient swinging a metal bar at nurses as they scrambled to escape.
Gov. Mark Dayton got a hero’s welcome Monday from union workers at the Minnesota AFL-CIO Conference in St. Paul. Dayton, Minnesota’s first Democratic governor in two decades, told convention delegates he delivered what he promised – jobs.
Union workers for St. Louis County have voted to accept the county’s latest contract settlement offer.
Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill Monday calling for a union election. It would give Minnesota child care providers a chance to vote on whether to form a union.
One of the four Minnesota prison workers injured by a convicted murderer in a Stillwater prison this week is speaking out, saying Minnesota prisons are at times dangerously understaffed.
A battle is underway at the State Capitol between public workers who say they need a raise and lawmakers who wonder if the state can afford it.
This week I called a dozen different home providers for a story on the effort to unionize day care workers. All of them told me the unionization effort was a bad idea.
Gov. Mark Dayton has the power to make a single decision that would divide day care providers across the state.
The state’s employee unions are now in the fight in hopes of avoiding a government shutdown on July 1.
All public employees statewide would contribute more toward their pensions under a bill introduced by Republican State Sen. Gretchen Hoffman of Vergas.
Organizers of a rally in front of the state Capitol in St. Paul say they expect more than 1,000 Minnesotans, including teachers and other public sector workers, to show up in support of Wisconsin workers maintaining their collective bargaining rights.
Members of the largest single union representing Duluth city workers have ratified a tentative labor contract with the city.
Rough roads have caused headaches for Minnesota drivers since last Friday night, in what’s been called one of the worst ice storms in the last 20 years.