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Minneapolis Labor Review

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

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Letters to the Editor Policy
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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. He 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 Guild.

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

2016 Labor Review publishing schedule

The Labor Review will publish 12 issues in 2016.

The publication date normally will be the last Friday or second to last Friday of each month.

January 22– deadline is 5 p.m., January 6

February 19– deadline is 5 p.m., February 3

March 18– deadline is 5 p.m., March 2

April 22 – deadline is 5 p.m., April 6

May 27 – deadline is 5 p.m., May 11
109h Anniversary Issue
Special Advertising Rates Available

June 24 – deadline is 5 p.m., June 8

July 29 – deadline is 5 p.m., July 13
Primary Election Issue

August 26 – deadline is 5 p.m., August 10
Labor Day Issue
Special Advertising Rates Available

September 30 – deadline is 5 p.m., September 14

October 28 – deadline is 5 p.m., October 12
General Election Issue

November 18 – deadline is 5 p.m., November 2
Buy Union Holiday Shopping Guide

December 16– deadline is 5 p.m., November 30
Holiday Issue
Special Advertising Rates Available


To inquire about advertising rates and ad sizes, call 612-379-4725 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 (109th Anniversary), August (Labor Day) and December (Holiday) issues.

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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