Workers are organizing through unions and other organizations to improve their lives. Union representation provides a voice on the job and the opportunity to improve wages, benefits and working conditions.
The Trump administration has proposed a change in rules governing union membership for federal government workers that could embolden federal agencies to discourage staff from joining or remaining in their union.
On Monday, flanked by advocates and supporters, Gov. Tim Walz held a signing ceremony for bipartisan provisions of H.F. 2, the Omnibus Jobs and Economic Development budget, creating the strongest protections against wage theft in the country.
On 'Prime Day' Amazon warehouse workers at MSP1 in Shakopee took part in an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike for safe & reliable jobs, better working conditions, the right to organize, and increased respect for the predominantly East African workforce.
Worthington, Minnesota, home to a major meatpacking plant with a majority immigrant workforce, is a microcosm of an expanding border regime where a power struggle unfolds between longtime residents and newcomers.