Union Members OK Contract With St. Louis County Union workers for St. Louis County have voted to accept the county's latest contract settlement offer.
DFL Lawmakers Revive Child Care Unionization Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill Monday calling for a union election. It would give Minnesota child care providers a chance to vote on whether to form a union.
Request For More Guards Follows Stillwater Prison Attack One of the four Minnesota prison workers injured by a convicted murderer in a Stillwater prison this week is speaking out, saying Minnesota prisons are at times dangerously understaffed.
Public Workers, Lawmakers In Heated Debate Over Raises At CapitolA battle is underway at the State Capitol between public workers who say they need a raise and lawmakers who wonder if the state can afford it.
Esme’s Blog: Unionizing Day Care WorkersThis week I called a dozen different home providers for a story on the effort to unionize day care workers. All of them told me the unionization effort was a bad idea.
Unionization Divides Day Care Community Gov. Mark Dayton has the power to make a single decision that would divide day care providers across the state.
State Employees Launch Ad Campaign To Fight ShutdownThe state’s employee unions are now in the fight in hopes of avoiding a government shutdown on July 1.
GOP Bill: Public Employees Contribute More Toward PensionsAll public employees statewide would contribute more toward their pensions under a bill introduced by Republican State Sen. Gretchen Hoffman of Vergas.
Groups Rally In St. Paul To Support Wis. WorkersOrganizers of a rally in front of the state Capitol in St. Paul say they expect more than 1,000 Minnesotans, including teachers and other public sector workers, to show up in support of Wisconsin workers maintaining their collective bargaining rights.
AFSCME Members OK Tentative Deal With DuluthMembers of the largest single union representing Duluth city workers have ratified a tentative labor contract with the city.
Union Claims Plow Calls Went Out Late To Save MoneyRough roads have caused headaches for Minnesota drivers since last Friday night, in what's been called one of the worst ice storms in the last 20 years.