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Brooklyn Park West and Central Districts
Thursday, July 14
5:45-6:15 p.m. Sign-in and snacks
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7100 Zane Ave. N., Brooklyn Park

Brooklyn Park East District and City of Brooklyn Center
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Racial & Economic Justice / AFL-CIO
National AFL-CIO’s Labor Commission on
Racial and Economic Justice hears strong message from local union members of color: help us, include us

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Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou elected president of MRLF,
first woman to lead
Minneapolis central labor body

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National AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka
speaks at University of Minnesota:
‘The Right Deal for America, and the Political Path to Get There’

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Photo of the new Vikings football stadium, with downtown skyline to the west, shot August 12, 2015. Liz Shuler, secretary-treasurer of the national AFL-CIO, toured the stadium that day. Click here for Facebook photo album of photos from Shuler’s tour and additional photos of stadium construction August 12. As of July, the stadium was 65 per cent complete with 1,200 construction workers expected on-site through the end of the year.

 

LABOR COMMISSION ON RACIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE
> Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice hears strong message from local union members of color: help us, include us
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 2-19-16)
> National AFL-CIO’s Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice coming to Minneapolis February 12 to take testimony from rank and file union members
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-22-16)
>AFL-CIO executive council’s ‘Statement on Racial and Economic Justice’ launched commission’s tour
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-22-16)
> MRLF passes ‘Resolution on Racial and Economic Justice,’ commits to action
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 6-26-15)



NEWS

> Bloomington teachers near end of school year, still without new contract
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 5-26-16)
> Union Bank & Trust celebrates 40 years of growth and service
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 4-26-16)
> Wedge Community Co-op workers ratify their first UFCW contract
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 4-26-16)
> Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou elected president of MRLF, first woman to lead the Minneapolis central labor body
(December 10, 2015)
> POCUM continues plans for AFL-CIO’s Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-20-15)
> State fed launches Labor 2016 work
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-20-15)
> Wins for 5 of 7 endorsed candidates, 9 of 13 school levy requests
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 11-20-15

> MFT Local 59’s Louise Sundin to serve as MRLF interim president
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-23-15)
> MplsWorks advocates make case for Working Families Agenda
(Workday Minnesota,10-7-15)
> #MPLSWorks campaign advances with strong community and city council member support
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 9-25-15)

> MRLF bids farewell to Bill McCarthy, president since 2002
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 9-25-15)
> Peggy Flanagan: ‘Labor is a key partner’
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 9-25-15)
> Descendants of 1934 Teamsters strikers attend unveiling of memorial
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 8-21-15)
> Liz Shuler, national AFL-CIO secretary-treasurer, tours new Vikings stadium
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 8-21-15)
> Union members well-represented among MInneapolis NAACP’s new leadership
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 8-21-15)
> Bill McCarthy elected next Minnesota AFL-CIO president
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 7-24-15)
> MRLF's Bill McCarthy wins election as president of Minnesota AFL-CIO
(Minnesota AFL-CIO news release, 7-14-15)
> UFCW members seek justice for unpaid wages
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 6-26-15)
> MRLF passes ‘Resolution on Racial and Economic Justice,’ commits to action
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 6-26-15)


Suburban Labor Councils

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MRLF seeks union members to organize locally with North and South Suburban Advisory Councils
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-25-13)

Commentary
> Two days of hard conversations point the way forward for labor
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 2-19-16)
>Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou: Building the future of the workers’ movement
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-22-16)
> Bill McCarthy: Thank you to affiliated unions, rank and file members, MRLF staff
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 9-25-15)
> Bill McCarthy: MRLF and #MPLSWorks kick-off campaign to raise work standards
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 8-21-15)
> Bill McCarthy: Proud to advocate for all of Minnesota’s workers
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 7-24-15)
> Bill McCarthy: MRLF welcomes CTUL as new affiliate, broadening community connections
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-23-15)


People
> Mary Turner, elected new president of MinnesotaNurses Association, sees nurses as change agents
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-22-16)
> Chelsie Glaubitz Gabiou elected president of MRLF, first woman to lead the Minneapolis central labor body
(December 10, 2015)
> Minnesota labor historian Hy Berman dies at age 90, worked to include the working class in the teaching of history
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 12-18-15)
> MFT Local 59’s Louise Sundin to serve as MRLF interim president
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 10-23-15)
> Bill McCarthy elected next Minnesota AFL-CIO president
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 7-24-15)

> MRLF hires Alfreda Daniels as new community organizer to work in the northwest suburbs
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 6-26-15)
> Governor Dayton appoints Adam Duininck to chair Met Council
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 1-23-15)
> MRLF hires Kerry Felder as new community organizer working on education issues
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 9-20-13)
> Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation hires Graeme Allen as new community organizer
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 2-22-13)
> Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation hires Chelsie Glaubitz as new political director
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 3-23-12)
> Minneapolis Building Trades Council picks new business manager, IBEW's Dan McConnell
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 8-26-11)
> Union Bank & Trust names new president, community banker Jeff Schrempp
(Minneapolis Labor Review, March 25, 2011)
> Laborers' Jessica Looman named DLI assistant commissioner
(Minneapoils Labor Review, January 28, 2011)
> Union member Sue Nelson continues 12-year gig as organist for Minnesota Twins
(Minneapolis Labor Review, 5-21-10)


Minneapolis Labor Review
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> Minneapolis Labor Review announces 2016 publication schedule

Minneapolis Labor Review Centennial, 1907-2007

The Minneapolis Labor Review celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2007 by publishing a ten-part series highlighting the history of the newspaper. Click here for an index to the series.

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Labor Review Archive,
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