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National experts and local advocates will gather Tuesday for a public forum on “Everyone Deserves a Seat: Transportation, Jobs & Equity” in St. Paul. Their goal is to unite around a plan that will boost investment in state transportation needs.
Walmart shoppers in Brooklyn Center were surprised Saturday morning when about a dozen OUR Walmart organizers and supporters descended on the checkout lanes in a flash mob to bring attention to low wages and poor working conditions.
Two protests on Black Friday – one at the downtown Minneapolis Target and another at the Midway Walmart in St. Paul – pulled large crowds to call attention to the low wages and poor working conditions written into the company cultures of the two corporations.