Minnesota hospital workers picket for safety, higher wages

Vol. 85/No. 16 - April 26, 2021
Several hundred SEIU members and supporters picket Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis April 7 in fight for new contract, more staffing to ensure safety, higher wages.

MINNEAPOLIS — A crowd of several hundred members of Service Employees International Union and their supporters picketed outside Abbott Northwestern Hospital here April 7 in support of the union’s demand for a new contract. When union members chanted, “When we…

Locked-out Marathon Petroleum workers win growing support

Vol. 85/No. 11 - March 22, 2021
Iron Workers Local 512 members hold banner at union solidarity rally March 6 in support of Teamsters Local 120 oil workers locked out Jan. 22 by Marathon Petroleum in Minnesota.

ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. — The 200 locked-out members of Teamsters Local 120 continue to win support and solidarity in their fight for safety against Marathon Petroleum refinery bosses here. Marathon is the largest oil refining company in the U.S.…

Minn. Marathon oil workers fight for safety, no subcontracting

Vol. 85/No. 7 - February 22, 2021

ST. PAUL PARK, Minn.— Over 200 workers and supporters attended a rally Feb. 4 in solidarity with members of Teamsters Local 120 on strike at the Marathon refinery here. They are fighting for safe working conditions and an end to…

Oil workers strike against subcontracting, for safety

Vol. 85/No. 5 - February 8, 2021
Teamsters Local 120 members and supporters picket road to Marathon Petroleum refinery Jan. 23 in St. Paul Park, Minnesota. The union struck over unsafe conditions, subcontracting jobs.

ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. — Two hundred members of Teamsters Local 120 went on strike against the Marathon Petroleum refinery here Jan. 21 over subcontracting their jobs and unsafe working conditions. Marathon bosses own the majority of oil refineries in…