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Macy’s, Herberger’s Janitors Sue Employer, Threaten To Strike

Janitors 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.

05/20/2015

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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.

02/25/2015

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Anoka Teachers, Admin. Reach Tentative Agreement

A 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.

04/01/2014

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Anoka-Hennepin Teachers, District Resume Contract Talks Monday

Teachers 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.

03/31/2014

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St. Paul Schools, Teachers Union Reach Tentative Deal

The 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.

02/21/2014

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Supporters Rally At St. Paul School Board Meeting

Days 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.

02/19/2014

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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…..

02/19/2014

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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.

02/11/2014

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2-11-14 Are Teachers About To Strike In St. Paul?

Mary Cathryn Ricker, President of the St Paul Federation of Teachers talks with Dave Lee.

02/11/2014

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St. Paul Teachers To Take Strike Vote On Feb. 24

About 3,000 teachers in St. Paul could be asked to take a strike vote as early as Monday. The St. Paul Federation of Teachers is expected to decice at a meeting Monday night if it will be moving closer to walking off the job.

02/10/2014

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Cleaning Workers Walk Out In Black Friday Protest

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.

11/29/2013

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Fast Food Workers Try To Super-Size Their Wages

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.

08/29/2013

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Twin Cities Security Guards Hold 1-Day Strike

A Twin Cities union for security guards is on a one-day strike Wednesday after an agreement could not be reached with American Security.

02/27/2013

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Twin Cities Security Guards Prepare To Strike

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.

02/24/2013

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CenturyLink Workers In West Closer To Striking

Union leaders representing CenturyLink workers in 13 states have moved closer to allowing a strike but plan to continue negotiations with the telecommunications company.

02/14/2013

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Metro Transit Votes Monday On New Deal

Employees with Metro Transit will vote on a new deal on Monday in an effort to avoid a work stoppage.

01/07/2013

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MN Orchestra Members Call For Independent Financial Analysis

Minnesota Orchestra musicians who have been locked out for more than two months now are calling for an independent financial analysis.

11/27/2012

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AFL-CIO Endorses Boycott Of American Crystal Sugar

The AFL-CIO has endorsed a nationwide consumer boycott of American Crystal Sugar products to protest its 14-month lockout of union workers.

10/02/2012

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CenturyLink Workers In West Authorize Strike

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.

10/02/2012

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Badger Foundry Workers On Strike

About 150 workers at a Winona foundry are on strike and are picketing their employer.

09/21/2012

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Will It End? Chicago Teachers To Vote On Strike

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?

09/16/2012

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Steelworkers At 2 Iron Range Mines Could Go On Strike

Steelworkers at two taconite mines on the Iron Range are getting ready to strike Wednesday morning.

08/29/2012

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Hospital Workers Union Votes To Authorize Strike

Talks between eight Twin Cities hospitals and thousands of employees are underway in an effort to reach a new contract and avert a walkout.

05/16/2012

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Twin Cities Hospital Workers Preparing For Strike

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.

05/14/2012

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