National Right to Work Bill Introduced!

The International Union of Operating Engineers released a statement regarding the recent National Right to Work Bill that was introduced last week. Below is the full letter that was sent out to members. Crony capitalists are trying to rig the system. Although a majority of states are now weakened by ...
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Elevate Minnesota campaign puts spotlight on construction workers

Originally published in the Star Tribune January 31, 2017 Tanya, the cement truck driver, and Adriane, the mechanical insulator, are two of more than 80,000 skilled tradesmen who help build Minnesota, literally. A coalition of 16 local labor unions have launched “Elevate Minnesota,” a public relations campaign to tell the ...
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Snow Fighters Appreciation Day

ROSEVILLE -- Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton made the official proclamation of Snow Fighter Appreciation Day in Minnesota today. In celebration of Snow Fighter Appreciation Day, the American Highway Users Alliance hosted an event today at the Rosedale Mall in Roseville, MN to support the hard working men and women who ...
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Executive Action on Pipelines is Welcome News to Pipeline Workers

WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement was issued today by James T. Callahan, General President of the International Union of Operating Engineers, on President Trump’s executive actions on pipeline construction in the United States: “President Trump’s executive orders paving the way to build more domestic energy infrastructure is welcome news ...
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Minnesota’s Private Sector Labor Unions Unite for Nation’s First Awareness Campaign

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota’s private sector labor unions today announced the creation of “Elevate Minnesota,” a campaign aimed at highlighting important contributions of Minnesota’s private sector unions to Minnesota. This first-of-its-kind campaign, launching today on radio, Facebook and at elevateminnesota.org with the tagline “Your union friends and neighbors raising the bar ...
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