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Personal Care Givers Hope To Vote On Unionizing

Thousands of Minnesota’s personal care attendants are asking state lawmakers to allow them to vote on a union.

02/20/2013

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Local Janitor/Security Union Gives Go-Ahead To Strike

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.

02/09/2013

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Home Care Workers To Make Pitch For Union

Some of Minnesota’s home care attendants are eager to form a union.

12/12/2012

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Best Bars With Heated Patios In Minnesota

Love patio dining? Just because winter is headed our way doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy outdoor dining. Check out some of the best bar/restaurants that keep their patios hot during colder months.

11/29/2012

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500+ Union Workers Push For Better Wages

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.

11/17/2012

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Curiocity: Union’s Retractable Rooftop Opens Monday

After only about nine months since its conception, Minnesota’s first retractable roof restaurant is on the cusp of opening to the public.

11/15/2012

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Good Question: Can A State Secede From The Union?

But can a state really secede from the United States?

11/14/2012

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Union Features Restaurant With Retractable Roof

The people behind Crave, Urban Eatery and the new Figlio have another concept coming to downtown Minneapolis. The corner of Hennepin Avenue and 8th Street will soon be home to a new restaurant that will literally blow the roof off Minnesota dining.

11/02/2012

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Confusion In Wake Of Wisconsin Union Ruling

Wisconsin school and government employee unions on Monday were considering whether to seek new contract talks after a state court threw out a new law that restricts public workers’ collective bargaining rights.

09/17/2012

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Wis. Gov. Walker Vs. Union: What’s Next?

Wisconsin’s Gov. Scott Walker was in St. Paul Sunday night for a midwest governor’s conference to promote foreign investment, and couldn’t hide from questions about a judge’s decision striking down his law that took away collective bargaining rights of unions.

09/16/2012

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Chicago Teachers Union To Continue Strike

The Chicago teachers union decided Sunday to continue its weeklong strike, extending an acrimonious standoff with Mayor Rahm Emanuel over teacher evaluations and job security provisions central to the debate over the future of public education across the United States.

09/16/2012

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Restaurateur To Bring U.S.’s Biggest Retractable Roof To Mpls

You could think of Union’s rooftop as the Maserati convertible of restaurants.

07/25/2012

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GOP’s Cravaack Picks Up Union’s Backing In Minn.

Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack (cruh-VAK’) has picked up the support of a construction workers union as he faces a closely watched re-election fight in northeastern Minnesota.

07/12/2012

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NLRB Ruling Favors 6 Fired At Jimmy John’s

A federal judge ordered a Twin Cities franchise owner to rehire six workers.

04/24/2012

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In Midwest, GOP Shrinks From Union Battles

Fifteen months after taking control of Minnesota’s Legislature, Republicans have put a gay marriage ban on this November’s ballot, moved to expand gun rights and cast dozens of votes to cut state spending. But there’s one issue where they failed to get traction: watering down the strength of organized labor with a right-to-work law.

04/06/2012

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