Registered nurse volunteers on the ground in Puerto Rico are warning that dire conditions - and a glacially slow federal relief effort - are threatening a growing health calamity for millions of residents, according to reports compiled by National Nurses United.
Members of AFSCME – the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees – delivered vans full of donations to Duluth’s Safe Haven Shelter and Resource Center as part of the union’s annual convention.
By Mark Gruenberg, Press Associates Union News Service
Letter Carrier Deborah Ochetti of Burnsville has received the National Association of Letter Carriers’ award as Humanitarian of the Year. She was honored Oct. 4 along with several Letter Carriers from across the nation who were cited as heroes.
Protesters rallied in front of the Republican Party headquarters on East Franklin Avenue and marched to downtown Minneapolis on September 5 in response to the Trump administration’s termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Saturday, May 13, is the National Association of Letter Carriers’ annual “Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.” Place a bag of non-perishable food items near your mailbox early that morning and your letter carrier will pick it up for donation to local food shelves.
Franklin Street Bakery workers donated more than $1,000 from their “Taste of Justice” event to a local food shelf and called on their employer to sign a neutrality agreement so they can unionize to improve their wages and working conditions.