Minnesota Enacts Wage Theft Law

Passed in May 2019 the wage theft law amends existing state labor laws and adds new wage and hour requirements, protections and sanctions.

Workers Allege Discrimination at the Airport

At the start of June with less than a week notice a new contractor, Innovative Handling Solutions, replaced East African workers with majority white workers


The MAC Commission gets Heated

A bitter fight between Delta and IAM over the unionization of ground workers and flight attendants landed at Monday’s MAC meeting. 


The Trump Administration’s War on Federal Workers

In the process of these negotiations, AFGE District Office Manager Matt Muchowski says that VA management is attempting to undo labor rights that have been won by the union since its founding in 1932.


How Teach for America Evolved Into an Arm of the Charter School Movement

Documents obtained by ProPublica show that the foundation, a staunch supporter of school choice and Teach For America’s largest private funder, was paying $4,000 for every teacher placed in a traditional public school — and $6,000 for every one placed in a charter school.


BREAKING: Muslim Jennie-O Employees on Strike Amid Allegations of Discrimination

A group of Muslim workers did not start their 1 pm shift today at a Jennie-O plant in Melrose, Minnesota. Instead they went on strike over allegations of discrimiation. They are claiming that management is not responsive to their needs and are instead changing long-held practices.