Southeast Minnesota Area Labor Council


COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has been declared a pandemic, and the disease is spreading rapidly across the United States. Minnesota's labor movement is working nonstop to protect the health and safet

Minnesota’s Labor Movement is proud to endorse Dan Feehan to represent Minnesota’s First Congressional District.

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The labor movement is working nonstop to ensure workers devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic receive the protections and support needed during this challenging time. Get involved and make sure the needs of working people are heard.

Workers and families need protections during the Covid-19 crisis. Lawmakers should immediately pass legislation to shore up frontline worker safety, maintain full wage supports for impacted workers, protect our labor laws, and fast-track post-pandemic infrastructure projects. Contact them now. 

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Much of the American workplace has shut down, sending millions of employees home to wait out the coronavirus pandemic.

North Carolina workers need a raise. For 11 consecutive years, the cost of living (food, rent, education, childcare) has increased causing our minimum wage to decline in value by 24 percent. Now, a person working full-time while making $7.25 an hour lives thousands of dollars below the federal poverty threshold.

President Trump released a $4.8 trillion budget proposal on Monday that includes a familiar list of deep cuts to student loan assistance, affordable housing efforts, food stamps and Medicaid, reflecting Mr. Trump’s election-year effort to continue shrinking the federal safety net. The proposal, which is unlikely to be approved in its entirety by Congress, includes additional spending for the military, national defense and border enforcement, along with money for veterans, Mr.