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On the Front Line: The First Line of Defense

7-2-2018

Tales from fighting Minnesota's opioid epidemic.

On the Front Line: Helping Moms and Babies

6-29-2018

Tales from fighting Minnesota's opioid epidemic.

On the Front Line: The Probation Officer

6-25-2018

Tales from fighting Minnesota's opioid epidemic.

On the Front Line: The Drug Treatment Counselors

6-25-2018
On the Front Line: Tales from fighting Minnesota's opioid epidemic.

An $80 million con is targeting public workers

6-15-2018

A national group is out to "defund and defang" unions by going after members.

AFSCME Endorses Erin Murphy for Governor

5-17-2018

The Executive Board representing Council 5 members endorsed the state representative Thursday.

Governor Vetoes Tax Bill for Rich, Corporations

5-17-2018

Capitol Update: May 17 

About 300 AFSCME members protested outside a new Hennepin Healthcare facility including January Evans of Local 2474.
About 300 AFSCME members protested outside a new Hennepin Healthcare facility including January Evans of Local 2474.

HCMC Workers Protest for Fair Contract, Safe Workplace

3-19-2018

Workers ask management for the same dignity and respect with which they care for patients.

Rep. Debra Hilstrom asks legislators to pass state worker contracts. (Image from The UpTake’s live stream)
Rep. Debra Hilstrom asks legislators to pass state worker contracts. (Image from The UpTake’s live stream)

GOP Interferes With State Contract Vote

2-23-2018

Republican lawmaker guts state contract approval by adding poison pills.

Workers from the City of North St. Paul are in negotiations after forming their own union with AFSCME. (Front row, left to right) Barb Huelsman, Cynthia Govan and Karin Derauf. (Back row, left to right) Martin Waldera, Terri Slama, Dominic Jara and Lauren Pack.
Workers from the City of North St. Paul are in negotiations after forming their own union with AFSCME. (Front row, left to right) Barb Huelsman, Cynthia Govan and Karin Derauf. (Back row, left to right) Martin Waldera, Terri Slama, Dominic Jara and Lauren Pack.

North St. Paul Organizes for Dignity and Respect

1-4-2018

Workers ran a strong and unified campaign to gain their union.