Labor Review wins 3 awards
in annual labor media contest
December 21, 2020
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis Labor Review has won one second place award and two honorable mentions in the annual labor media contest sponsored by the International Labor Communications Association. The awards, announced December 17, recognize work produced in 2019.
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 was the only Minnesota labor organization to win ILCA awards this year.
The ILCA awards this year recognized the Labor Review for writing and for photography.
The Labor Review awards included:
• Second place for best news story, for “Amazon workers strike in Shakopee,” written by Steve Share, published July 26, 2019.
• Honorable mention for best photo essay or photo gallery, for “Workers Memorial Day, 4/29/2019,” a Facebook photo album published on the MRLF Facebook page. The album featured photos by Steve Share.
• Honorable mention for best photo essay or photo gallery, for “Cement Masons apprentices create ‘Concrete Christmas,’ learning and using skills,” published December 20, 2019. The photo essay featured photos by Steve Share and one photo courtesy of Plasterers Local 265.
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 66,000 union households.
||Steve Share has served as the Labor Review editor for the past 17 years and is a member of the Minnesota Newspaper and Communications Guild.
Steve Share has served as the newspaper’s editor for the past 17 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.
The ILCA website also features the complete list of this year’s award-winners.
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.