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.
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.
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.
You could think of Union’s rooftop as the Maserati convertible of restaurants.
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.
A federal judge ordered a Twin Cities franchise owner to rehire six workers.
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.
More than a thousand union workers will rally at the State Capitol Tuesday for what appears to be a victory celebration.
Minnesota labor unions are bracing for what could be a national fight over what’s called “right to work.”
American Crystal Sugar Co. has rejected a proposal to end the cooperative’s lengthy lockout of its union employees.
A group of graduate assistants at the University of Minnesota are beginning a union drive.
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.
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.
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.
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.