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BY staff | Minnesota | 3/18/22
Just one day before public defense lawyers and support staff in Minnesota enter what could be a final mediation session before striking, their employer, the state of Minnesota, has begun a campaign to bust the union and weaken the resolve of the workers. Last week Minnesota public defense lawyers and support staff voted overwhelmingly to reject a substandard final offer and authorize a strike. That vote triggered a ten-day cooling off period before an actual strike could begin.
BY staff | Minnesota | 3/18/22
Just one day before public defense lawyers and support staff in Minnesota enter what could be a final mediation session before striking, their employer, the state of Minnesota, has begun a campaign to bust the union and weaken the resolve of the workers. Last week Minnesota public defense lawyers and support staff voted overwhelmingly to reject a substandard final offer and authorize a strike. That vote triggered a ten-day cooling off period before an actual strike could begin.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 6/24/21
On June 22, five months after going on a one-day strike for safety, then being locked out by Marathon management ever since, 200 Teamsters at Marathon Refinery in Saint Paul Park voted overwhelmingly to reject the company's latest contract offer.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 9/24/20
1000 people rallied and marched to protest the announcement that no one would be charged for the murder of Breonna Taylor.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/22/20
Minnesota progressives are urging voters around the country to reject Democratic Party contender Amy Klobuchar.
BY staff | United States | 5/22/19
Fight Back! Interviewed Ed Cubelo, the chairman of the Kilusang Mayo Uno, or May 1st Movement in Metro Manila, while he was in the U.S. on a speaking tour. The KMU is one the largest trade union federations in the Philippines.
BY Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 5/22/19
Up to 500 people gathered at the state capitol building here, May 21, joining a national day of action in response to the new round of abortion restrictions and bans in Alabama, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri and Georgia.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 4/07/19
The Anti-War Committee and Women Against Military Madness held a picket in front of Senator Amy Klobuchar’s office, April 5, to draw attention to her record of voting for U.S. military aid to Israel and her recent meeting with AIPAC during its national convention.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 2/17/19
A group calling itself Patriots United put out a racist, anti-Muslim call for Minnesotans to come out on February 17 to protest U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar at her office near Target Field in Minneapolis.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 12/23/18
President Trump refused to honor the budget agreement made by Democrats and Republicans, demanding funding of his border wall as a part of the Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government.
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