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Panel: Women workers making gains in Minnesota, but work toward equity remains

On the 94th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the U.S., a panel of three state lawmakers from the East Metro discussed the gains women workers in Minnesota made with passage of the Women’s Economic Security Act this year – and the work for equality that remains to be done. 660 more words

Politics

Visit the Labor Pavilion at the Minnesota State Fair!

Heading to the great Minnesota get-together? Stop by the Labor Pavilion for live music and entertainment, interactive exhibits and several opportunities to take action in support of working Minnesotans. 848 more words

Politics

Paid Sick Leave and the Three Lenses of Policy Analysis

Some political debates have two equally valid sides.  More often than not, however, the evidence is significantly more one-sided than journalists and pundits suggest.  AB 1522… 1,002 more words

Labor

Protest Group: Give All Chicago Workers Paid Sick Days

(CBS) – Backers of a proposal to give all employees in Chicago paid sick days held a rally Thursday evening.

About two dozen worker rights advocates dropped off 25,000 signatures at Mayor Emanuel’s office at 4 p.m. 182 more words

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