Thursday December 9, 2021
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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/17/18
Trade unions and their supporters are mobilizing for the Feb. 24 Working People's Day of Action.
AFSCME
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/10/17
About 100 members of Teamsters Local 320, AFSCME Local 3800, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and others rallied Sept. 8 on the University of Minnesota campus at the McNamara building to demand decent contracts for the university workers’ unions.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/09/17
A row of chairs reserved for the University of Minnesota Board of Regents sat empty while university unions held their own public hearing on university budget, June 8.
Labor
BY Cory Oliver | Milwaukee, WI | 3/10/17
On March 7, management of the Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) announced layoffs an cuts to hours for 14 members of AFSCME Local 526, which is 8% of the workforce. After six months of negotiations and two quick months after contract ratification, these hard-working men and women found out with zero warning that their position at the museum will either be cut or working hours permanently reduced. Those who are facing reduced hours will lose their health benefits and livable wages to support their families.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 9/25/16
More than 400 rank-and-file members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) joined the picket lines of the nurses on strike at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Friday, Sept. 23.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/24/16
AFSCME 3800 members - clerical workers at the University of Minnesota - joined nurses of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) on the picket lines June24 to show their solidarity.
BY Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 6/18/16
About 150 members of AFSCME Local 3800, the union that represents clerical workers at the University of Minnesota, came together June 16 for a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the union’s founding.
BY David Hoskins | Washington D.C. | 5/09/16
Two of the largest and most influential labor unions in the U.S. have announced plans to substantially consolidate their work.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/27/16
On Friday April 29, at 4:30 p.m., immigrant rights activists, union members, students and others will gather at the intersection of Lake Street and Nicollet Avenue in South Minneapolis to march downtown for immigrant and workers’ rights.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/16/15
After six difficult months of contract negotiations with management and a hard-hitting contract campaign targeting the inequality of “Two Universities,” the union of 1500 clerical workers at the University of Minnesota, AFSCME 3800, won a tentative agreement Dec.
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