Hodges Says Working Families Agenda Won’t Focus On SchedulingMayor Betsy Hodges announced Wednesday that the controversial Working Families Agenda will not currently seek to change how Minneapolis businesses schedule their employees.
Businesses, Workers Voice Concerns Over Working Families AgendaA controversial proposal in Minneapolis that would change the way workers are scheduled is getting some opposition.
Talking Points: Workers' Rights In MinneapolisDebate over a controversial Minneapolis plan that creates strict scheduling and sick pay requirements for businesses is intensifying.
4 Things To Know For Oct. 11, 2015Here’s a look at the four things you should know for Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.
Here’s How Athletes, Workers Beat The Hot, Humid WeatherFor many Minnesotans there is just no way to avoid the recent spell of hot and humid weather.
Minneapolis City Council Approves Paid Parental LeaveMinneapolis city workers trying to juggle work and kids will be able to get some extra paid time off. The city council unanimously approved 120 hours of paid parental leave Friday for the birth or adoption of a child. The new policy begins in July.
Protests Planned For Black Friday Several workers unions in the Twin Cities are planning to kick off a series of strikes and protests on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
A Look At The Evolution Of The Labor MovementThe Labor movement has had to reinvent itself since its beginnings in this country. John Budd is a University of Minnesota professor who researches and teaches about diverse aspects of work, employment, and related institutions.
Man Arrested For Assaulting 3 Hospital EmployeesA 50-year-old man was arrested after police say he assaulted three emergency room staff members at the St. Cloud Hospital.
Punch Pizza Inspires Small Business Owner To Raise WagesA Twin Cities pizza chain is getting national attention once again for leading the way with higher employee wages. "Hi, everybody. In my state of the union address, I talked about pizza. More specifically, I talked about a pizza chain in Minneapolis - Punch Pizza - whose owner, John Soranno, made the business decision to give his employees a raise to ten bucks an hour," President Obama said in his weekly address.
Survey: Mpls. Workers Are Quite Early To ArriveIf the saying "the early bird gets the worm" holds true, a lot of Minnesotans are getting quite a few worms. A new report from the data website FiveThirtyEight compiled data from the U.S. Census Bureau to find the average time people arrive to work in various cities.
Metrodome Employees Reflect On 31 YearsSunday marks the end of an era in Minnesota sports history. The Vikings last regular-season game will be the final event at the Metrodome before demolition begins, making way for a new stadium. For the past month, concession workers have been sharing their memories on a growing message board. The tunnels underneath the Metrodome are a place where few fans have ever traveled, but near the loading elevator, history is on display.