At 6 a.m. this morning, the 2,000 security officers of the local Service Employees International Union declared a one-day strike, and began marching outside the Wells Fargo Center in downtown Minneapolis.See Also:
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The 6,000 local janitors and security officers of the Service Employees International Union have been without a contract since January 1. On February 9, they voted to strike if necessary, and going into the weekend, they prepared to put that vote to the test: Friday, SEIU members said, would be thei ... More >>
The ICE-men cometh to bust more undocumented workers.It's a bad time to be an undocumented worker in Minnesota.
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More bad publicity for the "food with integrity" chain.Two of the workers abruptly fired by Chipotle last year in the wake of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement audit have now filed a class-action lawsuit against the restaurant chain, alleging that Chipotle failed to pay them their remain ... More >>
Police escort one of the arrested demonstrators out of the Chipotle.A demonstration by fired Chiptole workers and their union allies ended with eight arrests at a downtown Chipotle restaurant this afternoon.
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Fired workers picket outside the downtown Chipotle restaurantWearing Santa hats and chanting "Justice for Latino workers," fired Chipotle workers and their supporters marched into the Chipotle restaurant on Nicollet Mall demanding an explanation for the mass firings of Latino workers from the ... More >>