Job Opening: Ally and Logistics Organizer CTUL seeks to hire an Ally and Logistics Organizer to build and maintain a base of allies who organize in solidarity with worker-led campaigns in addition to logistically supporting events and actions. Please submit a resume and cover letter by May 18, 2018.
CTUL PANCAKE BRUNCH Join us for pancakes, solidarity and fun on Sunday, March 11. Hear exciting updates on the many victories that were won over the past year through deep leadership development with low-wage workers in the Twin Cities metro area. This Pancake Brunch will launch us into the second year of our Raise Worker Voice Campaign, with the goal of raising $1.65 million in two years to take our organizing to the next level. Click here to buy your ticket, and we will see you there! CTUL 7th Annual Pancake Brunch 3715 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis March 11, 2018 […]
MN Corporations raise over $50 million for the Super Bowl, and claim poverty when it comes to living wages for working families This morning, Feb. 8, at 9am there was a hearing in the ongoing corporate lawsuit against the City of Minneapolis regarding the $15 ordinance. Destinee Bingham, a Minneapolis Burger King employee and leader with CTUL who has been organizing for better wages and working conditions, shared the frustration that working people are feeling knowing that corporate lobbyists are working to stop the $15 min wage they fought so hard to win – “It’s disgusting that corporations can afford to raise […]
Reports on Super Bowl Week of Action “Why Activists Protested the Super Bowl 2018 in Minneapolis,” Britni de la Cretaz, Teen Vogue, February 5, 2018 “'(People) don’t really pay attention when we talk, but with protests for the last week a lot of people have been looking and recording and… you can see they recognize that it’s something we are passionate about,’ says CTUL’s [Cardell] McKizzie. The protests are about ‘getting heard, being seen.’” “Hot Protest in an Ice-Cold Super Bowl City,” Dave Zirin, The Nation, February 1, 2018. “As Veronica Mendez Moore from the Twin Cities Centro De Trabajadores […]
Week of Action: 1/29-2/4 The Super Bowl is coming to Minneapolis in a couple of weeks. Millions of OUR taxpayer dollars are being poured into this 10 day long elite party around the Superbowl in which corporations will benefit and working class people of color will continue to experience over-policing, wage theft and regressive immigration policy. Join us for actions on Jan. 29, Feb. 2 & 3 (see below) Make a donation to support the actions Pre Press Coverage: “10 Days to Shake the Super Bowl,” Podcast with Dave Zirin “Protests Planned for Super Bowl,” Filiberto Nolasco, WorkDay Minnesota, January […]
Forum on Enforcement of $15, ESST Brings Together Workers, Elected Officials & National Experts It was a packed house today at CTUL as we held a community forum about the need for strategic enforcement and community partnerships to ensure that the benefits of the ordinances for $15 and ESST in the Twin Cities reach the most vulnerable communities. Click here for a press release with more details on the forum Click here for CTUL’s Facebook page to see a video of the forum
10 Year Anniversary Gala Fundraiser Join us Friday, October 6th for CTUL’s 10 Year Anniversary Gala Fundraiser! Tickets are $35 at the door or $30 in advance. Click here to secure your advance ticket or to become a gala sponsor. Friday, October 6, 5:30-8:30pm CTUL, 3715 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis Click here for more information
LABOR DAY STRIKE 5:30-7:30am Action Over 150 striking fast food workers and community allies came out for an action bright and early this morning from 5:30-7:30am at the McDonald’s at 2322 7th St. W., St. Paul. Click here for more. 8:00-10:00am Mini-Actions Striking workers travelled the Twin Cities, stopping by St. Paul City Hall to call for $15 in St. Paul, a Burger King in South Minneapolis that has refused to recognize the right to Earned Sick and Safe Time in Minneapolis, and Home Depot in Northeast Minneapolis to stand with contracted retail janitors. Click here for more. 11:00am – […]