Workday Minnesota is a project of the University of Minnesota Labor Education Service, the only educational program in the state specifically focused on the needs of Minnesota workers and their organizations. View a complete overview on the LES website. In this section, we highlight some of the programs and services we offer and examine current trends and issues in labor education.
The Labor Education Service has developed a series of posters that make up a labor history timeline. Download the posters
Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company, vowed on many occasions that he would never allow a labor union. So how did the United Automobile Workers manage to organize the Ford Motor Company 75 years ago?
This week the Untold Stories series examines the past, present and future of the Iron Range and delves into a controversial period when Minneapolis union leaders were put on trial for their political beliefs.
The Twin Cities Labor Movie Night film series presents “Blood Fruit," a documentary of the Irish workers' anti-apartheid strike, on Friday, May 20 at 6 p.m. at the United Labor Centre, Suite 356, 312 Central Ave., Minneapolis.
Up next in this year’s Untold Stories series is "Reviving the Strike," a discussion of the role of workplace strikes, given the decline in union membership. Author Joe Burns takes a historical perspective that provides insight into future activitism.