A new poll shows strong support for $15 Minimum wage in Minneapolis, but it’s still uncertain if voters will get a chance to decide the issue.
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If the legal questions can be resolved, Minneapolis is likely to hold a referendum this November on gradually raising the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour. A second charter amendment aimed at reducing illegal or inappropriate use of police force is also likely to be on the ballot. Continue Reading →
Minneapolis starts holding listening sessions for an ordinance requiring businesses to offer employees earned safe and sick time. Continue Reading →
Twin City cleaning workers are locked in stores with no exit possibility in case of fire Diversified workers claim. They request that Diversified and their contractor Sears remedy the conditions. Continue Reading →
“Sometimes politicians don’t see the light until they feel the heat,” Congressman and Chair of the Progressive Caucus Keith Ellison told The UpTake yesterday during an interview about the growing Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. Continue Reading →
Hundreds of Minnesotans marched Friday afternoon from Peavey Plaza on the Nicolet Mall in downtown Minneapolis to tell Wells Fargo and the big banks, “Don’t Foreclose on the American Dream.” Continue Reading →
“I’m tired of changing jobs, trying to make ends meet for my family. I’m ready to change things at my job instead of changing jobs again,” — Lucilla Dominguez, CTUL member Continue Reading →