Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, center, announced the filing of felony charges against partners in an electrical contracting company for violating prevailing wage laws. From left, Pete Lindahl, IBEW Local 292 business manager; Freeman; Dan McConnell, Minneapolis Building and Construction Trades Council business manager. Photo by Steve Share
Nearly half – 48 percent – of all older people in the world do not receive a pension, while coverage is not adequate for many of those who do, says a new report by the International Labor Organization.
The Minnesota unions of the National Association of Letter Carriers will hold their statewide convention in Duluth in early October. As part of their convention they will hold a rally in the Civic Center from 4 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 6.