Local 49 responds to Biden administration’s withdrawal of 225,000 acres from mineral leasing

Local 49 Business Manager Jason George released the following statement regarding today’s move by the Biden administration to withdraw more than 225,000 acres of land in northern Minnesota from mining…

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Members ratify 3-year contract with Metropolitan Airports Commission

Today, Local 49 front-line workers at the Metropolitan Airports Commission overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year agreement. The agreement provides well-deserved compensation for the hard-working members who enable the MSP airport…

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Join us at the Minnesota Capitol Feb. 23

Members, make your voice heard during Local 49’s Lobby Day at the Minnesota Capitol¬†Thursday, Feb.23, 2023. Lawmakers need to hear directly from their constituents. Local 49 is always working on…

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Priorities for Minnesota’s 2023 legislative session

Minnesota’s 2023 legislative session kicked off earlier this month in St. Paul, and Local 49 is actively advocating for members, both in committee hearings and through one-on-one meetings with legislators…

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Minnesota Highway Heavy proposal meetings

The Minnesota Highway Heavy Agreement expires May 1 this year. As Local 49 heads into negotiations, members are welcome to share proposals for the new contract. Twin Cities proposal meetings…

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