The new union will incorporate creative staff at The Current and Classical MPR.
The demand came from China's foreign ministry on Monday.
It comes on the same day that MPR and APM employees called for immediate changes within the organizations.
Three employees made headlines this month for leaving the company – two were let go, one resigned.
His firing has sparked criticism.
Moe's podcast was one of the shows brought to an end during MPR's latest round of budget cuts.
It's partly the result of cuts made by Minnesota Public Radio in recent weeks.
The latest cuts were announced on Tuesday.
The broadcaster and news service is under major budget pressure.
Listeners can tune into The Current's Facebook page for three days of local lineups
Its parent company says it's facing the 'biggest financial test we've ever faced.'