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.
An overwhelming 80 percent of Linden Hills Co-op employees signed and submitted cards to the National Labor Relations Board Thursday to unionize with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 653.
The effort to form a faculty union at the University of Minnesota moved forward with a ruling by the state Bureau of Mediation Services affirming that 1,500 tenure-track and 1,000 contingent faculty should be in one bargaining unit.
Some 125 non-union workers at the Mayo Clinic are seeking to join their unionized counterparts in SEIU Healthcare Minnesota to take on the health care giant’s plan to contract out their food service jobs.