Published continuously since 1897, The Union Advocate has long been recognized as one of the leading labor publications of its kind. The Advocate is a member publication of the International Labor Communications Association.
Federal legislation to refinance ailing pension funds received a full-throated endorsement from retirees, union leaders and lawmakers at a rally organized by Save Our Pensions-Minnesota on Saturday, December 2.
A new analysis of Wisconsin’s public schools reveals several alarming trends since the state adopted legislation stripping teachers and other public service workers of most collective bargaining rights in 2011.
Union workers joined residents on both sides of the St. Croix River, as well as lawmakers from Minnesota and Wisconsin, in celebrating the Aug. 2 opening of the long-awaited “St. Croix Crossing” bridge.
From his days as a grocery clerk to his current work as director of special projects for United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1189, Hesse has made himself ubiquitous in St. Paul’s labor community. He reflects on those experiences on the occasion of his retirement.
Union members who provide in-home health services to clients across Minnesota have ratified a new contract with the state that will lift wages, provide holiday pay, boost paid-time off and expand training opportunities for an estimated 27,000 home care workers statewide.