Workers Memorial Day in Minnesota will have a special focus this year on the threats facing mental health workers. In addition to events at construction sites and union halls on April 28, AFSCME will march at six treatment centers.
By Mark Gruenberg, Press Associates Union News Service
Two railroad unions are backing new federal legislation to mandate two-member crews on all freight trains. Currently, many trains operate with only one crew member, endangering the safety of the public, the unions said.