Workday Minnesota is a project of the University of Minnesota Labor Education Service, the only educational program in the state specifically focused on the needs of Minnesota workers and their organizations. View a complete overview on the LES website. In this section, we highlight some of the programs and services we offer and examine current trends and issues in labor education.
The Labor Education Service has developed a series of posters that make up a labor history timeline. Download the posters
From fast food to education, retail and transportation, the efforts to improve workplaces depend on building effective political and community coalitions, a panel told students in the Minnesota Union Leadership Program.
The deadline is approaching to register for two classes offered by the University of Minnesota Labor Education Service: an in-person course, “Contract Negotiations,” and an online course, “Introduction to the Labor Movement."
The University of Minnesota Labor Education Service won eight awards for video production and its website, Workday Minnesota, in the annual International Labor Communications Association contest. Other Minnesota labor publications also were honored.
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.