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Labor Review wins six awards
in annual ILCA labor media contest

Adapted from the Minneapolis Labor Review, December 18, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis Labor Review has won one six awards in the annual labor media contest sponsored by the International Labor Communications Association. Announced November 22, 2021, the awards recognize work produced in 2020.

The ILCA awards recognized the Labor Review for writing, photography, and general excellence.

The ILCA labor media contest draws entries from across all sectors of the labor movement — from local unions, district councils and international unions as well as from regional labor federations and state labor federations.

The awards competition includes work produced for a range of media: print, web, audio and video.

The Labor Review awards included:

• A second place writing award for best analysis, for Steve Share’s story, “New postmaster general moves to slow US Mail delivery,” published August 21, 2020.

•Third place in a special category of writing awards — the Saul Miller Awards — for a story about collective bargaining, “MFT Education Support Professionals: ‘One job should be enough,’” written by Steve Share, published March 27, 2020.

• Third place for best photograph, for a photo by Brad Sigal, capturing a candle-light vigil at the “Say Their Names” cemetery, published June 26, 2020.

• Honorable mention in a special category of writing awards — the Saul Miller Awards — for a story about organizing, “UNITE HERE Local 17: Tattersall Distillery staff organize, prepare for union election,” written by Steve Share, published July 24, 2020.

• Honorable mention for best photo essay, for “#UnionsForAll Rally Against Corporate Greed,” featuring photos by Steve Share, published February 14, 2020.

• Honorable mention for general excellence, an award judging two consecutive issues, for the March 27, 2020 and April 24, 2020 issues, edited by Steve Share.

Visit ilcaonline.org for a list of all winners.

In the ILCA competition, the Labor Review competed against work produced by local, regional and state unions as well as regional federations and state federations.

Founded in 1907, the Labor Review is published monthly by the Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO and is currently mailed to about 61,000 union households.

Steve Share, Labor Review editor Steve Share has served as the Labor Review editor for the past 18 years and is a member of the Minnesota Newspaper and Communications Guild.

Steve Share has served as the newspaper’s editor for 18 years and is a member of the Minnesota Newspaper and Communications Guild/CWA Local 37002.

For more information about the International Labor Communications Association and its work to support labor communications, visit ilcaonline.org.

Visit minneapolisunions.org for links to the Labor Review work honored by ILCA this year and for the complete Labor Review archive.

The Labor Review archive goes back to the very first issue in 1907. Access is free and the archive is searchable.

 



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