The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) union along with several others is about to take on the Trump administration in court after executive orders have been enacted to bust up unions and strip them of access to vital tools that assist with representation of working people.Read More
Right now, the Citizens League is hosting Understanding St. Paul Minimum Wage Considerations. This breakfast is supposed to help Saint Paulites learn and ask questions about the minimum wage-- but it costs $60, and takes place on a weekday morning at a fancy restaurant. No matter how well-intentioned the Citizens League is, this event is woefully inappropriate for reaching most Saint Paul residents.Read More
The University of Iowa is considering closing the University of Iowa Labor Center — the only unit in the entire state university system that specializes in research and education for and about Iowa workers. The Labor Center belongs to Iowans — it was established in 1951 and built by the contributions of generations of Iowans for nearly 70 years.Read More
We're ready to spread the womxn of color movement statewide. Join us in a sacred space where we share and collect input from you about how to collectively center the leadership of womxn of color and move forward as a state. When we invest in womxn of color, we invest in the type of world we should be living in today. A world where all can thrive and live in joy.Read More
This week, the Supreme Court ruled (JANUS v AFSCME) that government workers who choose not to join a union cannot be charged a fee for services that the union provides to it's workers. This is a serious blow for organized labor and has lasting harmful effects for ALL workers - at it's minimum, decreasing income equality, equal rights in the workplace, and economic disparities across the country.Read More
THIS EVENT WILL BE TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2018.
THE SUPREME COURT ANNOUNCED THEIR DECISION IN JANUS THIS MORNING, JUNE 27, 2018, RULING AGAINST PUBLIC SECTOR UNIONS.
We're sticking with our Union! No Supreme Court decision will undermine or break our unions!
The Supreme Court just carried out a devastating attack on the rights of unions & workers. They have announced their ruling in the 'Janus v AFSCME Council 31' case, and as expected they have ruled against unions.
Great Opportunity to help local moms and their families! Here's how to support Mama's Bail Out Day!
Across the US, women are needlessly stuck in prison for non-violent crimes simply because they can't afford to pay bail. Even a short time in prison can destroy lives through loss of jobs, loss of housing, break up of the family. Let's help some MN moms get home to their kids and their lives by Mother's Day.