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Minnesota Association of Professional Employees

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Big Minn. State Workers Union Ratifies Contract

Thousands of Minnesota state employees have ratified a new contract that includes across-the-board raises but higher health insurance contributions from workers. The Minnesota Association of Professional Employees announced Monday that 97 percent of members who voted wanted the deal ratified.


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Minn. GOP Lawmaker Raises Hitler, Castro In Email

The leader of a Minnesota state employee union is taking a Republican state lawmaker to task for an email to a constituent in which he compares union politics to Fidel Castro and Adolf Hitler.