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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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Thousands Of Union Workers Rally Against ‘Right To Work’

More than a thousand union workers will rally at the State Capitol Tuesday for what appears to be a victory celebration.

03/27/2012

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Minn. Labor Unions, GOP Fight Over ‘Right To Work’

Minnesota labor unions are bracing for what could be a national fight over what’s called “right to work.”

01/27/2012

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American Crystal Calls Union Offer ‘Stunt’

American Crystal Sugar Co. has rejected a proposal to end the cooperative’s lengthy lockout of its union employees.

01/16/2012

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U Of M Graduate Students Plan Union Drive

A group of graduate assistants at the University of Minnesota are beginning a union drive.

12/15/2011

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Judge Blocks Child Care Union Vote

A Ramsey County judge on Monday blocked a unionization vote by Minnesota child care workers that was to get under way this week, saying the issue must go through the state Legislature.

12/05/2011

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Dayton Mulls Next Steps On Child Care Union

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he plans to meet with the state attorney general to consider the next steps on a union push for in-home child care providers.

12/05/2011

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Union Says CEO Compared Workers To Cancerous Tumor

Union representatives of locked-out employees at American Crystal Sugar Co. are criticizing the company president and CEO for what they call anti-worker sentiments.

11/30/2011

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Wis. Doctors Reprimanded Over Protest Sick Notes

The board that supervises Wisconsin physicians reprimanded seven doctors Wednesday who were accused of writing sick notes for protesters to cover their time at last spring’s massive demonstrations against Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining law.

11/17/2011

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Reality Check: Unionizing Day Care

Minnesota has some of the highest child care costs in the country for center-based day cares.

11/16/2011

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Union Workers Reject Latest Crystal Sugar Offer

Locked-out union workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. have rejected the latest contract offer from the company.

11/01/2011

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Union Workers To Vote On Crystal Sugar Co. Offer

Union representatives for locked-out workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. say they will have members vote by Nov. 1 on the latest contract proposal.

10/26/2011

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Talks Set To Resume Between Sugar Company, Workers

Negotiations between American Crystal Sugar Co. and its union workers are scheduled to resume later this month.

10/14/2011

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