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June 5, 2019
Labor unions say subcontractor being unfair to workers in northwest Minnesota
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — About a dozen labor union workers gathered Wednesday, June 5, at DigiKey in Thief River Falls to show their concern...
June 5, 2019 - 7:34pm
February 21, 2019
US farmers fuel surge in guest-worker visas as illegal labor dwindles
DURANGO, Mexico - For decades, U.S. farmers, landscapers and builders tapped a seemingly endless supply of cheap labor: the waves of undocumented...
February 21, 2019 - 2:49pm
October 31, 2018
US workers see fastest wage increase in a decade
U.S. workers are seeing the largest wage increase in a decade, the Labor Department reported Wednesday, Oct. 31, as companies compete harder...
October 31, 2018 - 1:53pm
June 30, 2018
Crow Wing County reaches labor agreement with highway workers
It was a brief meeting of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners, but the highlight was the announcement of a labor agreement reached with...
June 30, 2018 - 9:00am
June 21, 2018
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
The outcry over the Trump administration's approach to illegal immigration has served to highlight the widening partisan gulf between most U.S....
June 21, 2018 - 9:55am
June 13, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Mental health focus of lobbying efforts
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners received an update at the board's meeting on a host of issues from the executive director of the...
June 13, 2018 - 10:00am
November 20, 2017
Essentia nurses' union challenges firings over mandatory flu shots
DULUTH, Minn. — The union that represents registered nurses at Essentia Health announced on Monday, Nov. 20, it will file a grievance on behalf of every member fired for failing to comply with the health system's mandatory flu shot policy. But as of late Monday, the day employees...
November 20, 2017 - 9:52pm
November 3, 2017
New York strippers strike: Dancers say nearly-naked 'bottle girls' are grabbing their cash, cite racism
It was a slow night last winter inside a strip club in Long Island City in Queens. Only a smattering of customers were still inside the club....
November 3, 2017 - 10:47am
October 20, 2017
Duluth City Council delays requiring sick-time as questions raised about open meeting laws
DULUTH, Minn.—The Duluth City Council has decided to push off a discussion about whether local employers ought to be required to provide workers with paid time off to deal with family illnesses or other crises. In so doing, councilors granted Mayor Emily Larson's request that...
October 20, 2017 - 7:11pm
October 6, 2017
DFLers vie for union votes
DULUTH — Six DFL gubernatorial hopefuls took the stage Friday afternoon, Oct. 6, in front of a sea of people wearing union-themed green...
October 6, 2017 - 7:40pm
September 4, 2017
How small business can beat the workforce shortage
Small businesses and startups struggling to find workers have a number of tools to fight back. Greg Bergman, regional director of Central Lakes...
September 4, 2017 - 10:00am
April 1, 2017
From forced labor to child begging, U.S. study reveals new forms of slavery
BOGOTA - From the exploitation of workers in carnivals to forcing people into door-to-door sales, more under-reported forms of modern slavery are emerging in the United States which need to be tackled, according to a report. The anti-slavery group Polaris said it had analyzed data...
April 1, 2017 - 7:00am
March 3, 2017
After long debate, Minn. House approves bill to block local labor laws
ST. PAUL—Rod Adams, an advocate with Neighborhoods Organizing for Change, doesn't mince words when it comes to the so-called Uniform Labor...
March 3, 2017 - 10:29am
February 8, 2017
Gov. Dayton: Not a fan of bills to override local wage, sick rules
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is not a fan of the Republican Legislature's move to override cities' wage and sick rules. "This is about the business community trying to keep wages down in Minneapolis and St. Paul," the Democratic-Farmer-Labor governor said Wednesday. (Duluth...
February 8, 2017 - 9:24pm
January 23, 2017
Both sides speak up in Duluth pipeline dispute
DULUTH — Local businesses and organizations related to the pipeline industry spoke out Monday against a Duluth City Council resolution...
January 23, 2017 - 9:21pm