Local 49 Issues Update on City of Minneapolis Negotiations

The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49 filed an intent to strike notice with the city of Minneapolis two weeks ago after our membership voted down the city’s latest…

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Judge Grants Tri-Council’s Temporary Restraining Order Against the City of St. Paul

Today, the Ramsey County District Court Judge granted the Tri-Council’s (IUOE Local 49, Teamsters Local 120, and Laborers Local 363) request for a temporary restraining order. This ruling has now…

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Local 49 members working at the Minneapolis Airport overwhelmingly vote to authorize a strike

Today, a vote was held by Local 49 members that work for the Metropolitan Airport Commission on whether or not to authorize the union to take their bargaining unit out…

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Local 49 members working for the city of Minneapolis vote down last contract offer and file to strike

Last night, members of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 49 that are employed by the city of Minneapolis voted down the city’s final contract offer. Local 49…

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Local 49 Files Lawsuit Against the City of St. Paul for Vaccine Mandate

The International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 49 filed a lawsuit yesterday over the requirement that city employees must receive the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the year…

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Local 49 responds to Governor Walz’s Budget Surplus Announcement

Today, Governor Tim Walz announced the largest budget surplus in the state’s history of $7.7 billion. This not only marks a significant milestone in our state but provides a once-in-a-generation…

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December Grand Forks Union Meeting is Cancelled

The Grand Forks union meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 7 has been cancelled. The next Grand Forks meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 4 at 7:00 p.m.

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Act Now to Defend Minnesota’s Mining Laws

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has been ordered by the Court to review the state’s nonferrous mining rule and is accepting public comment on the matter through December…

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