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June 5, 2019
Labor union representatives gather to show concern for workers on the DigiKey construction project Wednesday in Thief River Falls, Minn. Ann Bailey / Forum News Serviceplay button
Labor unions say subcontractor being unfair to workers in northwest Minnesota
June 5, 2019 - 7:34pm
February 21, 2019
 A field of lettuce grows in front of the border fence San Luis, Arizona, on Jan. 30, 2019. Photo for The Washington Post by Caitlin O'Hara
US farmers fuel surge in guest-worker visas as illegal labor dwindles
February 21, 2019 - 2:49pm
October 31, 2018
Contractors work on townhouses under construction in Milpitas, California, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by David Paul Morris
US workers see fastest wage increase in a decade
October 31, 2018 - 1:53pm
June 30, 2018
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Crow Wing County reaches labor agreement with highway workers
June 30, 2018 - 9:00am
June 21, 2018
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
June 21, 2018 - 9:55am
June 13, 2018
Association of Minnesota Counties Executive Director Julie Ring gives the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners an update at its Tuesday, June 12, meeting in Brainerd. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Mental health focus of lobbying efforts
June 13, 2018 - 10:00am
November 20, 2017
Essentia nurses' union challenges firings over mandatory flu shots
November 20, 2017 - 9:52pm
November 3, 2017
The Main Stage at the Spearmint Rhino Gentlemen's Club in Birmingham, England. Photo via Wikimedia Commons
New York strippers strike: Dancers say nearly-naked 'bottle girls' are grabbing their cash, cite racism
November 3, 2017 - 10:47am
October 20, 2017
Duluth City Council delays requiring sick-time as questions raised about open meeting laws
October 20, 2017 - 7:11pm
October 6, 2017
Candidates applaud at the end of the DFL gubernatorial candidate forum at the AFSCME convention at the DECC in Duluth Friday afternoon, Oct. 6, 2017. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
DFLers vie for union votes
October 6, 2017 - 7:40pm
September 4, 2017
Greg Bergman, Small Business Development Center Regional Director, is pictured at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch.
How small business can beat the workforce shortage
September 4, 2017 - 10:00am
April 1, 2017
From forced labor to child begging, U.S. study reveals new forms of slavery
April 1, 2017 - 7:00am
March 3, 2017
Protestors of the preemption bill, that prevents cities from implementing their own sick pay and minimum wage rules, had a rally in front of the House chambers at the State Capitol on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press
After long debate, Minn. House approves bill to block local labor laws
March 3, 2017 - 10:29am
February 8, 2017
Gov. Dayton: Not a fan of bills to override local wage, sick rules
February 8, 2017 - 9:24pm
January 23, 2017
At Monday’s news conference United Piping President Bob Schoneberger expresses disappointment with the Duluth City Council’s December resolution voicing support for demonstrators working to block the construction of a petroleum pipeline under the Missouri River in North Dakota. United Piping held the event on behalf of 51 other local businesses involved in the pipeline industry. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Both sides speak up in Duluth pipeline dispute
January 23, 2017 - 9:21pm