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A woman’s work is never done: A new economic agenda

Women’s work is central to our economy. Most households couldn’t make ends meet without women’s income. Yet, women make less than men across every occupation. Because employers find ways to pay women less, families struggle to pay their bills, and can’t save for education or retirement. 708 more words

Paid Sick Days

Want a healthier Minnesota? Pass paid sick, family leave policies

Workers shouldn’t have to choose between earning a paycheck and getting medical care, or caring for a newborn child. That’s the essence of labor’s support for legislation… 718 more words

Politics

John Marty: Minnesota must end worker poverty

Working people should not be trapped in poverty. This was part of the social contract America made with its people 80 years ago in the New Deal. 649 more words

Minnesota Legislature

With pay raise, Wal-Mart misses minimum wage movement's $15 mark

Wal-Mart announced on Thursday that it will raise the wages of 500,000 of its 1.3 million workers in the United States by instituting a $9 an hour starting rate in April that will increase to $10 in February 2016… 633 more words

Leadership

In nod to organizing efforts, Dayton appoints AirServ worker to MAC

Low-wage workers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport now have a voice on the airport’s governing body, thanks to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton.

Last week Dayton filled two vacancies on the… 518 more words

Politics