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Minneapolis Labor Review

"The rights labor has won, labor must fight to protect."

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2023 Publishing Schedule

Letters to the Editor Policy
Labor Review Archive Project

The Minneapolis Labor Review newspaper is published for $10 per year by the Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO, 312 Central Ave., Suite 542, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1077. Phone is 612-379-4725. E-mail to laborreview@minneapolisunions.org.

Steve Share, Editor

Steve Share began editing the Labor Review in October 2003. During his 19 years as editor, the Labor Review has won numerous awards from the International Labor Communications Association for writing, photography, and design, including first place for general excellence.

Share came to the job with 20-plus years of experience as a community organizer, community newspaper editor and publisher, communications director, and communications consultant.

He is a past president of the Neighborhood Press Association, founded Community Media Services in 1995, and worked as communications coordinator for the Minnesota Alliance for Progressive Action (MAPA) before coming to the Labor Review.

Share is a member of the Minnesota Newspaper and Communications Guild (CWA Local 37002).

In addition to editing the Labor Review, Share serves as communications director for the Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation.

2023 Labor Review publishing schedule

The Labor Review will publish 10 issues in 2023.
NO issue published in January.

NO issue published in June.

The publication date normally will be the last Saturday or second to last Saturday of each month (exception: December publication date is third to last Saturday of the month)).

January-no issue published

February 25 – deadline is 5 p.m., February 8

March 25– deadline is 5 p.m., March 8

April 29– deadline is 5 p.m., April 12

May 27 – deadline is 5 p.m., May 10
116th Anniversary Issue
Special Advertising Rates Available
Including 3-Ad Packege with FREE COLOR
for May, August, December Issues

June-no issue published

July 22 – deadline is 5 p.m., July 5
Primary Election Issue

August 26
– deadline is 5 p.m., August 11
Labor Day Issue
Special Advertising Rates Available

September 23 – deadline is 5 p.m., September 6

October 21 – deadline is 5 p.m., October 4
General Election Issue

November 18 – deadline is 5 p.m., November 1
Holiday Shopping Guide
Special Advertising Rates Available
Including 2-Ad Packege with FREE COLOR

for November and December Issues

December 16– deadline is 5 p.m., November 29
Holiday Issue
Special Advertising Rates Available

Download PDF of Labor Review 2023 schedule


To inquire about advertising rates and ad sizes, call 612-715-2667 or e-mail laborreview@minneapolisunions.org.

Electronic ads must be in pdf, tiff, or eps format, with fonts embedded or converted to outlines.

First-time advertisers and all political advertisers must pay in advance.

Discounted ad rates are available for the May (116th Anniversary), August (Labor Day) and December (Holiday) issues. In addition, a special three-ad package for the May, August, and December issues offers free color for all three ads when all three ads are pre-paid by April 30.

Letters to the Editor policy
The Minneapolis Labor Review welcomes Letters to the Editor. We do not guarantee that your letter will be printed and we regret that we cannot return any submissions. Please keep your letter brief (under 250 words). We reserve the right to edit for grammar and space. Please address letters to: Editor, Minneapolis Labor Review, 312 Central Ave., Suite 542, Minneapolis, MN 55414. Or you may e-mail your letter to laborreview@minneapolisunions.org

Please include your name, address, daytime phone number and union affiliation. Unsigned letters will not be printed.

We also welcome ideas and articles by readers, as well as artwork. Please contact Steve Share. All content is published at the discretion of the editor and the MRLF.

Labor Review Archive Project
In 2004, the Labor Review launched an on-line archive of all back issues of the newspaper going back to the first issue published in April, 1907. The archive is searchable. Access is free. To explore the archive, visit the MRLF homepage and click on the access link.

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