It’s Labor Day weekend, which means the unofficial end of summer and the official start of football season.Read More →
After years of organizing home-care workers and waging a divisive 2013 legislative battle, the Service Employees International Union prevailed this week in the largest public-sector union election in Minnesota history.
The victory, certified by the Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services, came with asterisks that will determine the ultimate effect of the outcome.Read More →
Jim Gander’s local and state taxes will help pay for an $85 million expansion of the Mayo Civic Center. So will the heating and plumbing contractor get a shot at some of the 700 jobs spread over three years of the publicly funded project?
Not a chance, Gander says, blaming a project labor agreement, which city officials signed with organized labor.Read More →
The doom and gloom predictions of the state’s largest teachers union have not come to pass more than a year after Deerfield USD 216 faculty opted to boot out the Kansas National Education Association, according to teacher Doug Crandall.Read More →