Building trades day at the Capitol

On Building Trades Day at the Capitol, members from the Local 563 and Local 49ers spoke with legislators to advocate for living wage jobs, prevailing wages, and infrastructure. DFL legislators joined supporters and advocates at a rally in support of a $1.5 billion bonding bill to support state construction projects.

Minnesota African American Family Preservation Act

DFL legislators held a press conference this week to raise awareness of the Minnesota African American Family Preservation Act, a proposal to improve oversight of child-protection services and provide better outcomes for African American children and families who go through the system. The legislators were joined by parents and advocates who detailed first-hand experiences with […] Read more