On Monday, flanked by advocates and supporters, Gov. Tim Walz held a signing ceremony for bipartisan provisions of H.F. 2, the Omnibus Jobs and Economic Development budget, creating the strongest protections against wage theft in the country.
Today in History
July 18, 1969
Hospital workers in Charleston, South Carolina, ended a 113-day strike.
Workers are organizing through unions and other organizations to improve their lives. Union representation provides a voice on the job and the opportunity to improve wages, benefits and working conditions.
On 'Prime Day' Amazon warehouse workers at MSP1 in Shakopee took part in an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike for safe & reliable jobs, better working conditions, the right to organize, and increased respect for the predominantly East African workforce.
Worthington, Minnesota, home to a major meatpacking plant with a majority immigrant workforce, is a microcosm of an expanding border regime where a power struggle unfolds between longtime residents and newcomers.
“The impact of heat stress on labor productivity is a serious consequence of climate change, which adds to other adverse impacts such as changing rain patterns, raising sea levels and loss of biodiversity,” said ILO’s Catherine Saget.