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
The East Side Freedom Library will host “A Celebration of the Arts in Labor” on Saturday, Sept. 5, featuring music, poetry, visual art, puppetry, fiction, theater and story telling from several well-known figures in the Twin Cities.
The Daughters of the American Revolution and the East Side Freedom Library are hosting a screening of the documentary, Who Built Our Capitol?, about the men and women who constructed the Minnesota statehouse, on Aug. 2.
Some 160 women took part in the 2015 Minnesota Union Women’s Retreat coordinated by the Labor Education Service. The diverse group brought new experiences and energy to the fourth of these biennial retreats.
Workers are organizing through unions and other organizations to improve their lives. Union representation provides a voice on the job and the opportunity to improve wages, benefits and working conditions.