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May 31, 2016
On Saturday May 14, 2016 about 200 Minnesotans gathered to head down to Break Free Midwest in Whiting, Indiana. Break Free was a global month of action that brought people from six continents around the world disrupting fossil fuel sites to demand change to the way we live, on oil...
May 27, 2016
Today the Minneapolis City Council passed a historic earned sick and safe time ordinance, making Minneapolis the 27th city in the country and first in the Midwest to extend sick time to most workers in the city. The ordinance will take effect in July 2017. “Today's vote is a tremendous...
May 06, 2016
After over a year of workers organizing for stronger protections in Minneapolis, today the Minneapolis City Council introduced a paid sick time ordinance that largely follows the compromise recommendations developed by a task force of business owners, labor representatives, business associations, and workers.
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