SEIU Local 26
Holiday travelers crowded the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Wednesday, barely noticing the silent parade of airport workers protesting for higher wages. Abenezer Madde was one such worker, whose hourly earnings are just above the minimum wage.
Thousands of Twin Cities security guards are preparing for a possible strike Sunday. Talks with the security officer’s SEIU Local 26 and contractors broke down on Friday afternoon.
The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 26 reached a tentative agreement with the Minneapolis-St. Paul Contract Cleaners Association Saturday on a three-year contract.
Hundreds of Twin Cities-area janitors, security guards, airport service workers, and retail cleaning workers gathered at St. Paul Central High School on Saturday for the SEIU Local 26’s Contract Convention to address upcoming contract negotiations.
Union leaders are speaking out against so-called “desktop raids” at two companies in South St. Paul.