Fast food executive Andrew Puzder, the controversial nominee for U.S. Secretary of Labor, withdrew Wednesday, numerous news outlets reported, drawing applause from unions and other groups that had opposed him.
Saru Jayaraman, a national leader in the movement to raise standards for workers in the hospitality industry, will discuss “Tipping Point: Why the Minneapolis Minimum Wage Debate Matters Nationally” Tuesday at the University of Minnesota.
Nurses rallied at the state Capitol Tuesday with family farmers, small business owners, clergy and other allies in their push to expand health care coverage to all Minnesotans – and hold insurance companies accountable.
With Andrew Puzder, President Trump’s nominee for Labor Secretary, set for a hearing before the U.S. Senate Thursday, workers in Minnesota and across the nation made a final effort to stop his confirmation.
The workers who used to make Oreo cookies on Chicago's southwest side - and saw their jobs outsourced to Mexico - brought their campaign for justice to the University of MInnesota recently as part of a nationwide tour of college campuses.