Minneapolis - The University of Minnesota Labor Education Service has produced three videos of Minnesotans speaking out about the Employee Free Choice Act, landmark legislation that would make it easier for workers to join unions.
New approach works for Hennepin County Medical Center Majority sign-up, commonly called "card check" can be an advantage to employers as well as workers. That was the experience for clerical employees, management and the governing board at the Hennepin County Medical Center.
New Flyer Bus Company: Lesson in Success Recently Vice President Joe Biden and his "Middle Class Task Force" visited the New Flyer plant in St. Cloud to showcase the company's role as a profitable, green and worker-friendly employer. Workers and their union are part of the company's success, according to CEO Paul Saubry. New Flyer was organized through majority signup, which could become more common with passage of the Employee Free Choice Act.
Minnesota Workers Speak Out The Employee Free Choice Act would make it easier for workers to organize to improve their wages, benefits and workplace conditions. But opposition in Congress threatens this landmark legislation. Workers in Minnesota are speaking out about why they support this much-needed reform. Watch the video: