Local SEIU Votes To Strike If Contract Isn’t Reached By Feb. 14Thousands of janitors and other service workers in the Twin Cities could soon walk off the job as contract negotiations continue with employers.
St. Paul Teachers Discuss Strike Amid Rising School ViolenceTeachers are fighting back after a violent start to the school year in St. Paul. Police say a 16-year-old boy attacked a teacher at St. Paul Central High School last week, putting him in the hospital with a brain injury.
Local Fast Food Workers Join Nat'l Strike For Better Wages, Paid Sick DaysLocal fast food workers and cashiers organizing with sub-contracted cleaners are joining 270 cities around the country in a strike.
Macy's, Herberger's Janitors Sue Employer, Threaten To StrikeJanitors who clean Macy's and Herberger's stores in the Twin Cities filed a class action lawsuit against their employer over a number of issues on Wednesday and have threatened to strike if certain conditions don't improve.
Sun Country Pilots Authorize Strike Action Sun Country Airlines pilots have voted to authorize union leaders to call a strike if they can't reach a federally-mediated contract agreement with management.
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Anoka Teachers, Admin. Reach Tentative AgreementA tentative agreement has been reached that should prevent the possibility for teachers to go on strike in one of Minnesota's largest school districts. On Tuesday, the Anoka-Hennepin School District's director of communications said that the school board reached an agreement with the union representing the teachers.
Anoka-Hennepin Teachers, District Resume Contract Talks MondayTeachers and administrators in one of Minnesota's largest school districts will resume negotiations Monday night in an effort to avoid a possible work stoppage. Officials said the negotiating team for Anoka-Hennepin Education Minnesota, the group representing the teachers, will resume contract talks with district officials at about 5 p.m. Monday.
St. Paul Schools, Teachers Union Reach Tentative DealThe St. Paul Federation of Teachers and St. Paul Schools have reached a tentative labor agreement on their 2013-15 contract, officials announced Friday morning. After 24 hours of negations between the school district and the union, it appears a teachers' strike will be avoided.
Supporters Rally At St. Paul School Board MeetingDays ahead of a vote that could lead to a strike, hundreds of teachers and supporters rallied in St. Paul at a school board meeting on Tuesday night. St. Paul teachers have announced they will hold a strike vote on Feb. 24. If teachers authorize a strike, teachers would have to wait 10 days before walking off the job.
2-18-14 St. Paul Teachers Strike Looming? On The Morning News With Dave Lee Last week Dave talked with the Teachers Union about a possible strike....today, he got the other side of the issue when he visited with the Chair Of The Board Of Education. Click the link to listen.....
With Strike Vote Looming, St. Paul Schools & Teachers' Union At Odds In response to a strike vote scheduled, St. Paul Public Schools Superintendent Valerie Silva announced plans to cancel classes and lay off 2,500 nonunion workers if teachers walk off the job.