Workday Minnesota is a project of the Labor Education Service at the University of Minnesota, published with the support of labor organizations. Its focus is news and resources on issues important to working people.
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.
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.