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Today's news - Minnesota

Hennepin County Medical Center workers celebrate settlement, but concerns remain 2017-04-20 [Workday MN]

Union leader: Mayo Clinic has lost its way 2017-04-20 [Post-Bulletin]

Union sues, claims Ramsey County has a ‘broken child protection system’ 2017-04-11 [Twin Cities]

Union Alleges Discrimination in Minneapolis Hospital Layoffs 2017-04-06 [USNews]

Nurses union, Sanford strike tentative deal 2017-03-11 [Bemidji Pioneer]

Linden Hills Co-op workers vote to unionize 2017-02-25 [Star Tribune]

Minneapolis Bakery Workers Call Out Super Bowl Hypocrisy with Taste of Justice 2017-02-21 [Labor Notes]

El Burrito Mercado, others closed today for ‘Day Without Immigrants’ strike 2017-02-16 [Twin Cities]

Honeywell, Teamsters reach agreement for Twin Cities workers 2017-02-07 [Star Tribune]

Legislation to halt local labor protections draws vocal opposition 2017-02-07 [working Minnesota]

Workers unionize at Whole Foods Duluth 2017-02-07 [workday Minnesota]

Workers unionize at Whole Foods in Duluth 2017-02-06 [Workday Minnesota]

Home healthcare workers save millions, but are repaid with poverty 2017-02-05 [City Pages]

Minnesota Sues Trucking Companies For $524,000 In Stolen Wages 2017-01-31 [WIN]

Mayo Clinic, food service workers settle labor conflict 2017-01-31 [Becker's Hospital Rev]

Unions challenge Trump executive orders on travel, immigration 2017-01-31 [Workday MN]

Labor Union's Coming Together to 'Elevate Minnesota' 2017-01-31 [ABC]

State sues trucking firms for $524,000 for stealing wages 2017-01-29 [Workday MN]

Medical Marijuana Company Ratifies Agreement With Labor Union 2017-01-21 [Weed News]

Minnesota Medical and weed workers union are a model of boss-grunt relations 2017-01-20 [City Pages]

Turning an Issue into a Campaign: How Minnesota Public Employees Stood Up for Paid Parental Leave 2017-01-07 [Labor Notes]

Union retirees rally outside Kline's office over pension issue 2016-12-11 [Star Tribune]

Franklin Street Bakery accused of union busting 2016-12-02 [City Pages]

Apprenticeship expanding among manufacturers 2016-11-27 [Workday MN]

SEIU Local 26 wins right to represent airport workers 2016-11-15 [Star Trib]

Why Campbell Brown’s Lawsuit Against Tenure was Thrown Out 2016-11-06 [Diane Ravitch]

SEIU files labor complaint against Bayshore 2016-11-04 [Duluth News Tribune]

Pioneer Press union workers call for new ownership 2016-10-26 [FOX]

Allina nurses settlement could embolden hospitals against nurses 2016-10-24 [MPR]

Nurse strike was a huge victory 2016-10-18 [Workers Independent News]

Nurse strike ends 2016-10-17 [Workers Independent News]

Twin Cities janitors declare victory in union fight after 44-month campaign 2016-10-14 [Guardian]

Allina and nurses reach deal to halt strike 2016-10-13 [Rosemont Town Pages]

Allina Hospitals Charge Patients Nearly Three Times Actual Costs 2016-10-07 [Workers Independent News]

New Lipstick, Same Pig - Striking Allina Nurses Reject Latest Offer 2016-10-05 [Workers Independent News]

Monthlong Allina nurse strike will continue after union members object to health insurance terms 2016-10-04 [InForum]

Allina nurses reject contract, remain on strike. No-vote will send 4,800 caregivers at five Allina hospitals back to the picket lines 2016-10-04 [Star Tribune]

Nurses, Allina stop talks for the night; rush hour portest briefly clogs downtown Mpls 2016-10-02 [Star-Tribune]

Home care workers demand action on staff shortages, low wages 2016-10-01 [Star Tribune]

Allina nurse strike approaches record territory at more than 30 days 2016-09-30 [Becker's Hosp Rev]

AFL-CIO delegates challenge NFL to support bakery workers 2016-09-27 [MN AFL-CIO]

Bloomington School District reaches agreement with teachers union 2016-09-25 [Star Tribune]

Frank Boyd: Celebrated organizer in MN labor union, Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 2016-09-24 [Black Then]

Paramedics Sue Hennepin County Medical Center Over Allegedly Filthy Locker Room Conditions 2016-09-23 [EMSWorld]

Solidarity And Morale Remain High In Allina Nurses Strike 2016-09-20 [Workers Independent News]

SEIU rally is about the future of Rochester 2016-09-17 [Post-Bulletin]

High-stakes Allina nurses strike remains at standstill after two weeks 2016-09-17 [NPR]

Steelworkers OK strike authorization at 3M Cottage Grove plant 2016-09-14 [Star Tribune]

Nurses Thank Sen. Bernie Sanders' Support for Striking RNs 2016-09-14 [Nat'l Nurses United]

Allina Strike - Big Community, Labor Support For Nurses 2016-09-07 [Workers Independent News]

This month in labour history

10-04-1930 Dolores Huerta, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]

11-04-1934 Frank Norman is murdered by the Ku Klux Klan for organising citrus workers irrespective of their race. [more]

11-04-1974 United Mine Workers President W. A. “Tony” Boyle is found guilty of first-degree murder, for ordering the 1969 assassination of union reformer Joseph A. “Jock” Yablonski. Yablonski, his wife and daughter were murdered on December 30, 1969. [more]

14-04-1939 'The Grapes of Wrath', John Steinbeck's classic novel about itinerant labor, strikes and the Great Depression, is published. [more]

15-04-1889 Birth of labour and civil rights leader A. Phillip Randolph [more]

20-04-1914 As many as 25 miners and family members, including women and children, are massacred by company guards during a strike in Ludlow, Colorado. [more]

21-04-1967 New York Governor Rockefeller signs the Taylor Law, allowing unions in the public sector, but banning strikes. [more]

24-04-1999 The ILWU halts shipping on the West Coast in solidarity with Mumia Abu-Jamal. [more]