United Auto Workers

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    U of M campaign to unionize graduate workers voted down

    It's a dark day for proponents of the University of Minnesota's campaign to unionize graduate student workers. After a long and arduous push, students voted against forming a union last week, according to the college's Office of Human Resources. In total, 2,999 votes were cast across the Twin Citie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    University of Minnesota graduate student workers voting on unionization proposal

    ‚ÄčThis week, for the fourth time since 1990, graduate student workers at the University of Minnesota are voting on whether to unionize. If a majority of voters support the unionization proposal, the U of M's graduate students will organize under the umbrella of United Auto Workers. Graduate student ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2005

    Allegory in the Making

    Three interesting news stories on the crisis in health care costs add up to one compelling case for universal health care.

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2005
  • News

    June 8, 2005

    Ford Tough

    Hard times and idle lines come to the auto plant in St. Paul

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2005

    Monday morning news cruise

    Nursing homes in trouble; there's political gold in them there vegetables. In the Strib: Minnesota's nursing homes in financial trouble; Minneapolis schools curricula come under fire; Wal-Mart gets into the banking business (Sunday). In the Pi-Press: Vadnais Heights woman (and former Vegas call girl ... More >>

  • Books

    January 12, 2000

    In This Corner

    Ex-middleweight Paul Johnson's fight to unionize pro boxers

  • News

    January 6, 1999

    Is He Nuts?

    Turncoat. Chickenshit. Radical. Minnesota's senior senator has been called a lot of things. But president?

  • News

    August 13, 1997

    Notes of a Native Son

    For an immigrant kid from Northeast, Walt Dziedzic did all right for himself. His proudest accomplishment? That he never forgot where he came from.

  • Feature

    June 4, 1997

    Dick Gephardt's New Clothes

    There's less to the House minority leader's budget opposition than meets the eye