Black Friday is the busiest day of the holiday shopping season, with an estimated 97 million Americans expected to search for the best deals. However, not everyone was celebrating the nation’s hunt for great deals. A number of cleaning workers for retail outlets walked off the job on Friday to protest unfair labor practices.
Heading into the Labor Day weekend, a growing labor movement is gaining traction across the United States. It’s a union-backed effort known as “Fight for 15” and it involves fast food employees who believe they should make $15 an hour.
A Twin Cities union for security guards is on a one-day strike Wednesday after an agreement could not be reached with American Security.
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.
Union leaders representing CenturyLink workers in 13 states have moved closer to allowing a strike but plan to continue negotiations with the telecommunications company.
Employees with Metro Transit will vote on a new deal on Monday in an effort to avoid a work stoppage.
Minnesota Orchestra musicians who have been locked out for more than two months now are calling for an independent financial analysis.
The AFL-CIO has endorsed a nationwide consumer boycott of American Crystal Sugar products to protest its 14-month lockout of union workers.
CenturyLink workers in 13 western states, including Minnesota have voted to authorize a strike if union leaders can’t reach a new contract with the communications company.
About 150 workers at a Winona foundry are on strike and are picketing their employer.
After a weeklong strike over job security and evaluation procedures, it all comes down to this: Are Chicago teachers satisfied enough with a proposed contract deal that they will vote to end their walkout?
Steelworkers at two taconite mines on the Iron Range are getting ready to strike Wednesday morning.
Talks between eight Twin Cities hospitals and thousands of employees are underway in an effort to reach a new contract and avert a walkout.
Some union members at area hospitals are talking about possibly going on strike. They’re voting Monday and Tuesday on a strike that would last two to five days.
Locked out workers from American Crystal Sugar say they’ll distribute leaflets outside weekend football games to get out the union’s message.