Around 3,000 hospital employees in the Twin Cities metro area approved a contract from Allina Healthcare establishing a minimum wage of $15 per hour.
The SEIU Local 26 voted unanimously on Saturday afternoon to give their negotiators the power to strike. Thousands of workers who clean and protect building across the Twin Cities are ready to walk off the job.
James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the 3,500 members of the Service Employees International Union Healthcare Minnesota (SEIU HCMN) voted to ratify a new three-year contract with eight metro area hospitals.
The 3,500 hospital workers who are part of the Service Employee International Union (SEIU) reached a tentative contract agreement with eight metro-area hospitals, averting a strike that was authorized by the union earlier this week.