On Tuesday, February, 12 there will be important special elections in the Saint Cloud and North Mankato areas. Please help grow our working families majority and join us for labor-to-labor phoning in support of Joanne Dorsher and Clark Johnson for State Representative. They share our values and priorities and will put middle class families first. As our State Representatives, they will focus on promoting job growth, supporting our schools, and reducing property taxes. read more »
The Minnesota AFL-CIO scholarship is awarded to five (5) recipients in 2013 to graduating high school seniors who are union members or the dependents of union members.
Applicants must have a straight "B" average or better (2.0 in a 3.0 grade point system/3.0 in a 4.0 grade point system) and attend a post secondary institution located within the state of Minnesota.
Winners will be selected by lot by the Minnesota AFL-CIO Education Committee in May 2013. read more »
The deadline for the Minnesota AFL-CIO 2013 scholarships has passed.
The recipients will be posted at this link at the end of May 2013.
For generations, the sugar beet industry has been the lifeblood of Northwest Minnesota’s Red River Valley.
Now, American Crystal has put all of this in jeopardy by locking out workers.
You can contribute in multiple ways.
Note: Donations are not charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. Donations from unions and individuals are accepted. We cannot accept donations from corporations.
While Members of Congress campaign for office, they still have unfinished work back in Washington. After the election, Congress will reconvene and take up the important work of passing a federal budget.
We need to make sure Congress does it right. Working families, seniors and the middle class shouldn't be the ones to sacrifice even more while millionaires and billionaires get to hold-on to tax cuts they don't need. read more »
Four days. Four days from the election that will decide Minnesota's future. We deserve a better Legislature. We will keep these reckless amendments out of Minnesota's constitution. We can do it, if we work for it.
On Saturday & Sunday our national AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler will help kickoff door knocks and phone banks at the following locations:
AFSCME Council 5
300 Hardman Ave S,
South Saint Paul, MN 55075
IUPAT DC 82 read more »
In 2011 and 2012, instead of focusing on fixing our economy, Legislators put working people at the center of their attacks.
We deserve better. It’s time for us to elect a Legislature that shares our values and priorities – a strong, growing Minnesota economy; family-sustaining jobs; education opportunities for our children to compete in a global economy; and moving our state forward instead of holding us back read more »