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Allina workers reach 'tentative agreement' days before strike deadline

The agreement includes a 5% pay increase, along with workplace safety improvements.

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Allina workers threaten strike after late-night bargaining session breaks down

The union's bargaining team says the sides remain "deeply divided."

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Jacob Frey, police union, Nancy Pelosi criticized for post-verdict comments

The Minneapolis Mayor is under fire for a tweet in which he said George Floyd's 'life ... bettered our city.'

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Staff at MPR, The Current officially vote to unionize

The new union will incorporate creative staff at The Current and Classical MPR.

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Why unionize in a pandemic? Twin Cities workers explain

Advocates, employers and workers explain context behind the renewed wave of organized labor

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Surly Brewing, employees will vote on whether to form a union

Conversations between the brewery and the union have been "productive."

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The Current, Classical MPR announce intent to unionize

They hope unionizing will lead to fair compensation, diversity of staff and more transparency.

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MPR employees demand anti-racist action amid recent employee departures

Three employees made headlines this month for leaving the company – two were let go, one resigned.

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Spyhouse Coffee employees strike across Twin Cities Saturday

Spyhouse Coffee locations can be found in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

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Fair State Brewing Co-op makes history as it recognizes union

Fair State is now the first unionized microbrewery in the country

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SEIU claims Allina is threatening legal action; postpones strike at hospitals

There were two strikes planned at Allina Shakopee and Minneapolis hospitals after months of negotiations

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Union says Surly's decision to close is 'illegal and disgusting'

Surly's employees recently said they intended to unionize.

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Workers announce plan to unionize at Surly Brewing

They join workers at Tattershall and Spyhouse Coffee among recent moves to unionize.

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Bob Kroll's wearing of uniform at political event subject of 'internal review' by MPD

A new policy enacted in October prohibited official police uniforms be worn during political appearances without approval.

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Minneapolis' Tattersall Distillery staff vote to unionize

The voting results were finalized and announced Thursday night

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Seward Community Co-op union reaches $15 hourly wage deal

The co-op is the first unionized grocery shop in the Twin Cities to secure $15 hourly wages

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Minneapolis police chief ends contract negotiations with union

The union is seen as a barrier to reform within the MPD.

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Hennepin County slammed for treatment of sidelined clerical workers

This comes after the closure of libraries and service centers due to coronavirus.

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Public worker union leader resigns amid investigation

AFSCME Council 5 thanked John Westmoreland for his service.

More details emerging in firing of 5 St. Paul cops

A new report says the assault that led to the firing involved an ex-officer.

Police union responds to Mayor Frey's ban by offering free 'warrior' training

The Minneapolis Police Federation is openly defying the mayor's ban.

AFL-CIO issues savage, one-line statement on Scott Walker's defeat

Walker was not a friend to unions during his time as Wisconsin governor.