Joined by legislators, advocates, and Minnesotans from across the state, Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill into law raising Minnesota's minimum wage for the first time since 2005.
Activists including conservation groups, animal rights supporters, and First Nation tribe members have serious qualms about the hunting of these bears for pure sport.
The union's wage proposal would add 0.32 percent to Hopkins' $754 million payroll costs; in 2013, Hopkins reported a surplus of $145 million.
The House's ruling Republicans jammed through a GOP-written budget blueprint for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1, by a 219-205 vote on Apr. 10.
If you want to understand why our government is so worked up about Ukraine, a good place to start is with U.S. actions in Yugoslavia some 25 years ago.
Calling themselves "natural partners," the Amalgamated Transit Union and the Sierra Club are banding together in a nationwide campaign.
Eleven disabled workers, whom former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg laid off (fired) will get their jobs back, thanks to their AFSCME local.
Nearly every economist of any reputation must now deal with the stunning evidence behind the inequality trends Piketty illuminates.
He was arrested in June 2011 and sentenced to 11 years in prison on charges widely levelled against trade unionists.
The volcano, which began rumbling on Apr. 5, killed almost 100,000 people directly and indirectly.