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June 1, 2020
Michelle Fredrickson, left, and Deanna Lohman wave to a car during the United Steelworkers Local 9460 car caravan and informational picket outside Essentia Health on East Third Street in Duluth on Monday, June 1. (Jed Carlson /
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Essentia workers picket over layoffs
June 1, 2020 - 4:31pm
March 11, 2020
Thousands of striking St. Paul school teachers and supporters rally in front of the St. Paul Public Schools district headquarters on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. About 3,550 teachers and support staff went out after last-minute efforts to reach a contract agreement failed. The walkout — the district’s first strike since 1946 — cancelled classes for roughly 36,000 students. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
St. Paul schools to close again Thursday; no talks planned on teacher contract
March 11, 2020 - 9:21pm
March 10, 2020
St. Paul schools close Tuesday as teachers strike over contract dispute
March 10, 2020 - 4:36pm
March 9, 2020
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St. Paul teachers reject arbitration offer to avoid strike; talks continue Monday night
March 9, 2020 - 5:00pm
March 6, 2020
Fire fighter gear hanged in the garage waiting for a call. Jesse Trelstad/ Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota city's firefighters' fund helps them go 'above and beyond'
March 6, 2020 - 3:33pm
February 26, 2020
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4,000 Twin Cities janitors to strike for 24 hours on Thursday evening
February 26, 2020 - 9:47pm
February 17, 2020
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Former labor union officer accused of embezzling over $100K
February 17, 2020 - 9:25pm
February 15, 2020
Twin Cities health workers preparing to strike Wednesday
February 15, 2020 - 6:13pm
September 29, 2018
Construction is progressing on a Stoneray Wind Project turbine in Pipestone County. (Tim Middagh / Forum News Service)
Union wants Minnesota workers hired for wind farm construction
September 29, 2018 - 7:48am
September 3, 2018
Ken Boone is the site superintendent for Catherine Cater Hall project at North Dakota State University. David Samson / Forum News Service
'A holiday for the rest of us': Labor Day a reminder to honor workers, and the fight for workplace rights
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
July 14, 2018
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Minnesota's prevailing-wage laws a 'win-win-win,' researcher says; critics call for changes
July 14, 2018 - 9:19am
March 26, 2018
Minnesota state Sens. Paul Gazelka of Nisswa, left, and Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls talk on the Senate floor Monday, March 26, 2018, before the chamber approved contracts with state workers. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Raises coming to Minnesota state workers
March 26, 2018 - 4:36pm
December 4, 2014
Ag groups want to end port disruptions
December 4, 2014 - 1:45pm
November 17, 2014
West Coast labor disputes hurt Minn. exporters
November 17, 2014 - 12:57pm
August 1, 2014
Court allows Minn. childcare union vote
August 1, 2014 - 8:56am