Nancy MacLean, author of a provocative new book, The Origins of the Radical Right and the Crisis of Our Democracy, will speak Thursday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. at the East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier St., St. Paul.
Nearly 1,000 Mankato-area high school students are participating Tuesday and Wednesday in Construct Tomorrow, an apprentice program of the Mankato Building Trades to provide a hands-on introduction to careers in the skilled building trades.
President Richard Trumka, Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler and Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre faced no opposition and were re-elected to another four-year term of office at the national AFL-CIO convention in St. Louis.
The Northwest Suburbs Community Labor Coalition and Working Partnerships are hosting a Union Jobs Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 27. A variety of union employers and union training and apprenticeship programs will participate in the employer panels and hiring event.