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Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation
List of Endorsements for the 2019 election
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Information for candidates seeking endorsement in 2019 general election
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> Local school districts seek voter support November 5
(Minneapolis Labor Review,10-25-19)

> MRLF makes final endorsements in 12 local races for city offices, school boards
(Minneapolis Labor Review,10-25-19)

> SPECIAL PRIMARY ELECTION, Tuesday, November 5
MRLF endorses Cindy Hansen for Anoka County Commissioner, District 6
(Minneapolis Labor Review,10-25-19)

> Anoka-Hennepin School Board, District 1
Erin Heers-McArdle: Give parents, teachers a voice
(Minneapolis Labor Review,10-25-19)

> Bloomington Mayor
Tim Busse: ‘Experience and knowledge matters’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-25-19)

> Bloomington City Council, At Large
Jenna Carter: ‘I’m an ardent support of unions’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-25-19)

> Bloomington City Council, District I
Dwayne Lowman: ‘We are at a crossroads’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-25-19)

> Bloomington City Council, District II
Shawn Nelson: Focus on neighborhood business
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-25-19)

> Bloomington School Board, At Large
Nelly Korman: ‘What is best for the kids?’
John Moravec: Educate for the future of work
Mia Olson: 25 years as district substitute teacher
(Minneapolis Labor Review,10-25-19)

> MRLF endorses Tim Busse for mayor of Bloomington, three city council candidates
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 8-23-19)


> MRLF endorses school board candidates for Anoka-Hennepin, Bloomington districts; 20 levies in 12 school districts also endorsed
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 9-27-19)



National advocate for Social
Security will keynote Retiree
Council’s October 19 forum

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If you're unable to attend in person, here's how to view the forum this Saturday, October 19: 
After 9:40 am open Facebook and search for Labor Education Service at the top of your page. Be sure to "like" the
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OR go to YouTube at this address
 www.youtube.com/laboreducation
and watch for the broadcast to begin.
More info at z.umn.edu/count. See you then!


Minneapolis City Council adopts historic local wage theft ordinance

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Minneapolis wage theft ordinance advances for full city council vote August 8

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Public hearing July 29
for Minneapolis wage theft law

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Minneapolis to consider local wage theft ordinance

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Protesting working conditions, Amazon workers strike at warehouse in Shakopee

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Minneapolis Educational Support Professionals rally for wages and respect
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Nurses picket

Nurses settle all metro hospital contracts

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2019
Legislature


Labor’s agenda advances in House, finds roadblocks in Senate
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Governor Walz, legislative leaders, address Building Trades rally
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Walz proposes $1.3 billion infrastructure plan

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Governor Walz, labor-friendly House, raise hopes for 2019 session

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Longtime union member Mike Sundin will chair new Labor Committee in Minnesota House
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Advocates welcome one-year extension for Liberians to live and work in Minnesota and the United States but call for
long-term policy solution

(March 28, 2019)
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Deadline looms for Liberian immigrant workers and families
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 3-22-19)


Uriel Perez Espinoza Guest Commentary: Hotel workers union is organizing to win real changes in 2019

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Top ten things unions can do right now to address sexual harassment in the workplace
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Looking for a union job? Visit the
Working Partnerships Job Board

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Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou elected president of MRLF,
first woman to lead
Minneapolis central labor body

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Racial & Economic Justice / AFL-CIO
National AFL-CIO’s Labor Commission on
Racial and Economic Justice hears strong message from local union members of color: help us, include us

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MRLF to launch local Labor Commission
on Racial and Economic Justice

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MRLF continues accepting nominations for local Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice

MRLF’s Labor Commission
on Racial and Economic Justice
develops model for its work

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National AFL-CIO releases final report of Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice

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2019 ELECTIONS
> Local school districts seek voter support November 5
(Minneapolis Labor Review,10-25-19)
> Anoka-Hennepin School Board, District 1:
Erin Heers-McArdle: Give parents, teachers a voice
(Minneapolis Labor Review,10-25-19)
> Bloomington School Board, At Large:
Nelly Korman: ‘What is best for the kids?’
(Minneapolis Labor Review,10-25-19)

> Bloomington School Board, At Large:
John Moravec: Educate for the future of work
(Minneapolis Labor Review,10-25-19)
> Bloomington School Board, At Large:
Mia Olson: 25 years as district substitute teacher
(Minneapolis Labor Review,10-25-19)
> MRLF makes final local endorsements in 12 local races for city offices, school boards
(Minneapolis Labor Review,10-25-19)
> MRLF endorses Cindy Hansen for Anoka County Commissioner, District 6
(Minneapolis Labor Review,10-25-19)
> MRLF endorses Tim Busse for mayor of Bloomington, three city council candidates
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 8-23-19)

> MRLF endorses school board candidates for Anoka-Hennepin, Bloomington districts; 20 levies in 12 school districts also endorsed
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 9-27-19)

LABOR COMMISSION ON RACIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE
> MRLF seeks nominees for next cohort of Commission on Racial and Economic Justice
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 9-27-19)
> MRLF’s Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice develops model for its work
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> MRLF continues accepting nominations for local Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 12-16-16)
> MRLF accepting nominations for local Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-28-16)
> MRLF to launch local Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 7-29-16)
> Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice hears strong message from local union members of color: help us, include us
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 2-19-16)
> National AFL-CIO’s Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice coming to Minneapolis February 12 to take testimony from rank and file union members
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-22-16)
>AFL-CIO executive council’s ‘Statement on Racial and Economic Justice’ launched commission’s tour
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-22-16)
> MRLF passes ‘Resolution on Racial and Economic Justice,’ commits to action
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 6-26-15)


NEWS
> National advocate for Social Security will keynote Retiree Council’s October 19 forum
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 9-27-19)

> October 19: Saving Social Security will be topic for Minneapolis Regional Retiree Council forum
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 9-27-19)

>
MRLF endorses Tim Busse for mayor of Bloomington, three city council candidates
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 8-23-19)
> Protesting working conditions, Amazon workers strike at warehouse in Shakopee
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 7-17-19)
> Minneapolis to consider local wage theft ordinance
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 6-28-19)
> Nurses walk informational picket lines for safety, benefits
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 5-31-19)
> Building Trades honor the fallen at annual Workers Memorial Day ceremony
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 4-30-19)
> Dan Gustafson, who led Minnesota AFL-CIO, dies at age 91
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 4-19-19)
> Advocates welcome one-year extension for Liberians to live and work in Minnesota and United States, but call for long-term policy solution
(March 28, 2019)
> Deadline looms for Liberian immigrant workers and families
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 3-22-19)

> Final Four brings work
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 3-22-19)

> MRLF endorses advocate Judy Moe in special election for Richfield City Council, Ward 3
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-25-19)
> Local federal workers protest shutdown
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-25-19)
> Minneapolis Labor Review wins 11 awards in ILCA’s annual labor media contest
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-16-18)
> Introducing UFCW Local 663: Members vote to merge UFCW Local 653 and Local 1161
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 9-28-18)
> Tribes and Building Trades celebrate graduates of apprenticeship readiness program
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 8-24-18)
> In 5-4 ‘Janus’ vote, US Supreme Court strikes blow against public sector unions
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 7-27-18)


SUBURBAN LABOR COUNCILS
>
MRLF seeks union members to organize locally with North and South Suburban Advisory Councils
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-25-13)

COMMENTARY
> Strikes are only as strong as our solidarity
Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-25-19)
> The entire state will be watching the 2019 Bloomington elections
Minneapolis Labor Review, 9-27-19)
> Close the camps
Minneapolis Labor Review, 7-26-19)
> Meet the new NAFTA — same as the old NAFTA — bad for workers
Minneapolis Labor Review, 6-28-19)
> Join us in the streets as we march to a better future for all workers
Minneapolis Labor Review, 5-31-19)
> From 2018 election year to 2019: organizing, politics and policy work
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 4-19-19)

> 2019 is an opportunity to take action, organize and build power
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 3-22-19)
> Hotel workers union is organizing to win real changes in 2019
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-25-19)
> Behind 2018 wins — lots of conversations
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-16-18)

People
> Dan Gustafson, who led Minnesota AFL-CIO, dies at age 91
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 4-19-19)

> Governor Walz picks three labor leaders for seats on Met Counci
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 3-22-19)
> Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou elected president of MRLF, first woman to lead the Minneapolis central labor body
(December 10, 2015)


Minneapolis Labor Review
> Minneapolis Labor Review announces 2019 publication schedule
> Access the Minneapolis Labor Review Archive
(Includes all issues through June 28, 2019)

> View current issue of Minneapolis Labor Review (October 25, 2019)

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Minneapolis Labor Review Centennial, 1907-2007

The Minneapolis Labor Review celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2007 by publishing a ten-part series highlighting the history of the newspaper. Click here for an index to the series.


The Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation and the
Minneapolis Labor Review are pleased to present the
Labor Review Archive,
covering the years 1907-present.


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(Includes all issues
through June 28, 2019)



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(October 25, 2019)
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