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2017 ELECTION RESULTS
> MINNEAPOLIS VOTERS VOTE FOR CHANGE: MRLF’s endorsed candidates win 10 of 13 Minneapolis city council seats
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-17-17)
>
Minneapolis Park Board: All five of MRLF’s endorsed candidates win races
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-17-17)
> VOTERS PASS ANOKA-HENNEPIN LEVIES; MRLF helps pass 20 of 23 levies in 12 school districts

(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-17-17)


VOTE NOVEMBER 7, 2017

2017 ELECTION NEWS
> Commentary: Local elections November 7: VOTE!
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> Anoka-Hennepin schools seek community support; Eleven other districts seek school levy approvals, too
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> MRLF produces Bloomington School Board Candidate Voter Guide
(10-27-17)
> Early voting now underway in Minneapolis
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)


Minneapolis City Council
> In Minneapolis, call city council incumbents won AFL-CIO endorsement
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

>
Ward 1 Kevin Reich: ‘Northeast is urban renewal success story’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> Ward 3 Steve Fletcher: ‘We’ve got to be focused on racial equity’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> Ward 4 Barb Johnson: ‘We need experienced leadership’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

> Ward 6 Abdi Warsame: Don’t just talk inequality, ‘bring resources’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

> Ward 7 Lisa Goodman: ‘The economy in Minneapolis is strong’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> Ward 8
Andrea Jenkins: ‘Our message needs to be about everybody’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17
> Ward 9 Alondra Cano:‘Important to set that moral high ground’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

> Ward 11 John Quincy: ‘We’ve advanced the Working Families Agenda’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)


Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
> MRLF puts new focus on 2017 Minneapolis Park Board races
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> At Large Londel French: Longtime union member
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> District 2 Kale Severson: Third generation northsider
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> District 3 A.K. Hassan: Dedicated to public service
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> District 4 Jono Cowgill: ‘Focus on working families’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

> District 6 Brad Bourn: ‘Board must take reins on policy’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

Suburban races
> Anoka-Hennepin School Board, District 4
Anna Dirkswager: Public schools build success
Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School Board, At Large

Amanda Reineck: 20 years teaching pre-k
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

> Golden Valley City Council, At Large
Jim Ryan: ‘For workers and their families’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
St. Louis Park City Council
> Jim Leuthner:‘I will fight for union families’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> MRLF endorses Shekleton and Leuthner for St. Louis Park city council seats
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 7-28-17





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Workers win
historic $15 wage
in Minneapolis


Minneapolis firmly established itself as a leader in supporting working families and combatting poverty and racism with te City Council’s vote June 30 to approve a citywide minium wage of $15 per hour.

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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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LABOR COMMISSION ON RACIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE
> 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

> UNITE HERE Local 17: Members reject longtime incumbents, elect entire slate of new leadership
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-17-17)
> Minnesota’s labor media win 15 awards from ILCA; Labor Review honored for general excellence, writing, design

(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-17-17)
> As contract nears expiration, local CWA members join innationwide picketing at at&t facilities
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 2-10-17)

> Teamsters Local 120 continues picket lines at Finish Line Express
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-27-17)

>Trucking firm leaves workers without jobs, paychecks
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 12-16-16)

> Minneapolis Park Board outsources winter operations at Wirth Park
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 12-16-16)




2017 ELECTION RESULTS
> MINNEAPOLIS VOTERS VOTE FOR CHANGE: MRLF’s endorsed candidates win 10 of 13 Minneapolis city council seats
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-17-17)
>
Minneapolis Park Board: All five of MRLF’s endorsed candidates win races
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-17-17)
> VOTERS PASS ANOKA-HENNEPIN LEVIES; MRLF helps pass 20 of 23 levies in 12 school districts

(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-17-17)

2017 ELECTION NEWS

> Commentary: Local elections November 7: VOTE!
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> Anoka-Hennepin schools seek community support; Eleven other districts seek school levy approvals, too
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> MRLF produces Bloomington School Board Candidate Voter Guide
(10-27-17)
> Early voting now underway in Minneapolis
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

Minneapolis City Council
> In Minneapolis, call city council incumbents won AFL-CIO endorsement
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

>
Ward 1 Kevin Reich: ‘Northeast is urban renewal success story’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> Ward 3 Steve Fletcher: ‘We’ve got to be focused on racial equity’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> Ward 4 Barb Johnson: ‘We need experienced leadership’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

> Ward 6 Abdi Warsame: Don’t just talk inequality, ‘bring resources’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

> Ward 7 Lisa Goodman: ‘The economy in Minneapolis is strong’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> Ward 8
Andrea Jenkins: ‘Our message needs to be about everybody’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> Ward 9 Alondra Cano:‘Important to set that moral high ground’

(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17
)
> Ward 11 John Quincy: ‘We’ve advanced the Working Families Agenda’

(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

> MRLF puts new focus on 2017 Minneapolis Park Board races
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> At Large Londel French: Longtime union member
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> District 2 Kale Severson: Third generation northsider
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> District 3 A.K. Hassan: Dedicated to public service
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> District 4 Jono Cowgill: ‘Focus on working families’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

> District 6 Brad Bourn: ‘Board must take reins on policy’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

Suburban races

> Anoka-Hennepin School Board, District 4
Anna Dirkswager: Public schools build success
Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School Board, At Large

Amanda Reineck: 20 years teaching pre-k
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

> Golden Valley City Council, At Large
Jim Ryan: ‘For workers and their families’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
St. Louis Park City Council
> Jim Leuthner:‘I will fight for union families’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)
> MRLF endorses Shekleton and Leuthner for St. Louis Park city council seats
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 7-28-17)


SUBURBAN LABOR COUNCILS

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

COMMENTARY
> Changing how we count our wins
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-17-17)
> Local elections November 7: VOTE!
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-27-17)

> Passing $15 per hour wage in Minneapolis shows how we win
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 7-28-17)
> Beyond the tweets, working families facing real attacks
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 6-23-17)

> Our movement, rooted in immigrant workers, must stand with immigrants
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 2-24-17)
>
Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou: As the Trump era begins, local unions will practice solidarity and resistance
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-27-17)
> Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou: With 2016 election past, MRLF plans to continue union member outreach
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 12-16-16)
> Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou: Moving the ball forward
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-18-16)
> Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou: The whole world is watching… and, acting locally, we can win
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-28-16)
> Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou: Minneapolis suburbs hold key to worker-friendly legislature
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 8-26-16)
> Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou: At a critical moment, labor’s cause is racial, economic justice
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 7-29-16)
> Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou: Two days of hard conversations point the way forward for labor
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 2-19-16)
>Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou: Building the future of the workers’ movement
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-22-16)
> Bill McCarthy: Thank you to affiliated unions, rank and file members, MRLF staff
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 9-25-15)


People
> Mary Turner, elected new president of MinnesotaNurses Association, sees nurses as change agents
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-22-16)
> Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou elected president of MRLF, first woman to lead the Minneapolis central labor body
(December 10, 2015)
> Minnesota labor historian Hy Berman dies at age 90, worked to include the working class in the teaching of history
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 12-18-15)
> MFT Local 59’s Louise Sundin to serve as MRLF interim president
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-23-15)
> Bill McCarthy elected next Minnesota AFL-CIO president
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 7-24-15)
> MRLF hires Alfreda Daniels as new community organizer to work in the northwest suburbs
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 6-26-15)
> Governor Dayton appoints Adam Duininck to chair Met Council
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-23-15)
> MRLF hires Kerry Felder as new community organizer working on education issues
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 9-20-13)
> Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation hires Graeme Allen as new community organizer
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 2-22-13)
> Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation hires Chelsie Glaubitz as new political director
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 3-23-12)
> Minneapolis Building Trades Council picks new business manager, IBEW's Dan McConnell
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 8-26-11)
> Union Bank & Trust names new president, community banker Jeff Schrempp
(Minneapolis Labor Review, March 25, 2011)
> Laborers' Jessica Looman named DLI assistant commissioner
(Minneapoils Labor Review, January 28, 2011)
> Union member Sue Nelson continues 12-year gig as organist for Minnesota Twins
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 5-21-10)


Minneapolis Labor Review
> Minneapolis Labor Review announces 2017 publication schedule
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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
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