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In 2014, six months six months following the election of Socialist Alternative City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, Seattle became the first major U.S. city to pass a $15 an hour minimum wage. It was an important...

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One year ago today, Minneapolis passed the first $15 minimum wage in the Midwest. On New Year’s Day, a majority of minimum wage workers in Minneapolis got almost a dollar raise. This victory is a...

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[Editors Note] The MetCouncil (management) will meet on January 24 to decide whether to ratify the  contract adopted by the union. If they choose not to ratify the contract, the union has already  filed a...

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Faced with potential attacks on employee health insurance, increasing safety concerns, and attacks on funding for mass transit, members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1005 – with a new rank and file president – are...

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Ryan Timlin, a member of Socialist Alternative and longtime labor activist, is running for president of Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1005, representing Transit Workers in Minneapolis. After we went to press, it became clear that Timlin is running unopposed...

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Tonight, please come with us to the capitol VERDICT IS IN – NOT GUILTY : The whole world is watching! #philandocastile #blacklivesmatter Transcript below: Officer Jeronimo Yanez murdered Philando Castile. He shot him seven times,...

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After thirty-eight days on strike, the 4,800 members of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) in Minneapolis-Saint Paul voted on October 13 to accept a deal with Allina Health, the largest hospital chain in the Twin...

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Nurses at five Allina hospitals in and around the Twin Cities who are members of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) have been in a contract battle with Allina since the beginning of 2016. Their contract...

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The Twin Cities, MN – After days of escalating protests in Minnesota following the police killing of Philando Castile, the Ramsey County Attorney has charged 48 people, including two members of Socialist Alternative MN, with...

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On June 19, 4,800 registered nurses from the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) at five Allina hospitals in the Twin Cities began a seven-day strike. Nurses are fighting to defend their insurance benefits, improve staffing, and...

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