Coronavirus In Minnesota: Union Calls For PPE And Hazard Pay After Janitor Dies Of COVID-19After a COVID-19-related death, a Minnesota union representing janitors and many other workers throughout the state is calling for additional personal protective equipment and hazard pay.
Twin Cities Janitors Voting On New Union ContractThousands of Twin Cities janitors are voting on a new union contract.
Twin Cities Janitors Reach Deal With Employers To Avoid StrikeService Employee International Union Local 26 reached the deal on Saturday, two days before a strike was set to start on Monday.
4,000 Twin Cities Janitors Plan To Strike On ThursdayThe janitors are employed by dozens of subcontractors to clean corporate buildings in the Twin Cities, including IDS, Capella Tower, EcoLab, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo, United Health Group and Ameriprise.
Twin Cities Janitors Reach Tentative Agreement With EmployersAfter 18 negotiation sessions, Twin Cities janitors have reached a tentative agreement with the cleaning companies that employ them.
Non-Union Janitors Strike In Mpls., Block Traffic Coming Into DowntownHundreds of non-union workers took to Minneapolis streets Thursday morning to protest for fair wages. They were joined by supporters from the community, asking corporations to do their part in ending the racial and economic disparities in Minnesota.
Twin Cities Janitors Hold 1-Day Strike Over Wages, WorkloadWednesday night, thousands of Twin Cities janitors have formed picket lines outside the places they normally clean. It's a one-day strike, but it involves 4,000 members of the Service Employees International Union.
Twin Cities Janitors Demanding $15 An Hour Plan To StrikeThousands of Twin Cities janitors are set to walk off the job for 24 hours Wednesday in a dispute over wages and working conditions.
Local SEIU Reiterates Demands As Feb. 14 Strike Deadline ApproachesWith one more bargaining session planned before the strike deadline, Twin Cities janitors and SEIU Local 26 reiterated their demands outside of U.S. Bank Thursday.
Security Officers Union Reach Tentative Contract Agreement With $15 WageSecurity workers in the Twin Cities have finally reached a tentative agreement on a contract renewal late Wednesday night, and it includes one of their key demands.
Local SEIU Votes To Strike If Contract Isn’t Reached By Feb. 14Thousands of janitors and other service workers in the Twin Cities could soon walk off the job as contract negotiations continue with employers.
Airport Workers Protest For Higher Wages, ‘Basic Human Rights’ Holiday travelers crowded the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Wednesday, barely noticing the silent parade of airport workers protesting for higher wages. Abenezer Madde was one such worker, whose hourly earnings are just above the minimum wage.
Twin Cities Security Guards Prepare To StrikeThousands of Twin Cities security guards are preparing for a possible strike Sunday. Talks with the security officer's SEIU Local 26 and contractors broke down on Friday afternoon.
Janitors Reach Agreement, Security Guards May Strike SoonThe Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 26 reached a tentative agreement with the Minneapolis-St. Paul Contract Cleaners Association Saturday on a three-year contract.
500+ Union Workers Push For Better WagesHundreds of Twin Cities-area janitors, security guards, airport service workers, and retail cleaning workers gathered at St. Paul Central High School on Saturday for the SEIU Local 26’s Contract Convention to address upcoming contract negotiations.