As Americans celebrate Labor Day, labor unions are facing a steadily declining membership. In 2011, the number of Minnesota workers belonging to a union was 371,000, representing 15.1 percent of the state’s wage and salary workers.
More than a thousand union workers will rally at the State Capitol Tuesday for what appears to be a victory celebration.
Ford announced it would close its St. Paul assembly plant in 2006, but when the fateful day arrived last month, many of the 800 workers there still didn’t have a plan for their next job.
Remember the school nurse’s office when you were a kid? Some employers are trying a similar approach to help control health care costs.
With the unemployment rate falling from 9 percent to 8.6 percent, the good news has many people wondering if things are finally looking up.
Locked-out American Crystal Sugar Co. workers held a vigil Wednesday night to pray for an end to the dispute that has dragged on for four months.
The number of employees retiring from state government has hit a new annual record, and some officials worry they won’t be able to replace the skills walking out the door.
American Crystal Sugar Co. and its union workers are heading back to negotiations.
Some companies in northwestern Minnesota have an unlikely problem in a tough economy. They can’t find enough employees.
A drive to unionize home-based child care providers has blown up into a sticky issue in Minnesota.
Locked out workers from American Crystal Sugar say they’ll distribute leaflets outside weekend football games to get out the union’s message.
Unemployment decreased for nearly all Wisconsin’s largest cities in July.
Union workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. have overwhelmingly rejected the company’s final offer for a new five-year contract.
Now that a budget deal has been reached, you might be surprised to find out that reopening after the shutdown is, in some cases, much harder than you might think.
The end of Minnesota’s government shutdown comes as a relief to laid-off employees and people who depend on their services.