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Union Members OK Contract With St. Louis County

Union workers for St. Louis County have voted to accept the county’s latest contract settlement offer.

09/12/2013

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DFL Lawmakers Revive Child Care Unionization

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.

02/25/2013

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Request For More Guards Follows Stillwater Prison Attack

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.

02/03/2013

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Public Workers, Lawmakers In Heated Debate Over Raises At Capitol

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.

08/09/2012

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Esme’s Blog: Unionizing Day Care Workers

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.

09/24/2011

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Unionization Divides Day Care Community

Gov. Mark Dayton has the power to make a single decision that would divide day care providers across the state.

08/29/2011

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State Employees Launch Ad Campaign To Fight Shutdown

The state’s employee unions are now in the fight in hopes of avoiding a government shutdown on July 1.

06/08/2011

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GOP Bill: Public Employees Contribute More Toward Pensions

All public employees statewide would contribute more toward their pensions under a bill introduced by Republican State Sen. Gretchen Hoffman of Vergas.

03/14/2011

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Groups Rally In St. Paul To Support Wis. Workers

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.

02/26/2011

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AFSCME Members OK Tentative Deal With Duluth

Members of the largest single union representing Duluth city workers have ratified a tentative labor contract with the city.

02/10/2011

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Union Claims Plow Calls Went Out Late To Save Money

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.

11/24/2010

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