Our union members, their communities and the issues that matter to them.

Elevate Minnesota represents your union friends and neighbors raising the bar for all of us. We’re 80,000 private sector, blue collar workers from 14 local labor unions. And we’re here to tell you our whole quality of life story. Whether standing for the highest standards, cementing the Minnesota economy, giving back to the community or creating gold standard careers, we're out there every day. Find us and join us.

Halftime at Allianz Field

Halftime at Allianz Field

By Bill McGuire’s estimate, St. Paul soon will be home to MLS’s top stadium. “I think it will be the best,” the Minnesota United FC owner said at a recent media event to mark the halfway point in the Allianz Field construction process. And that wouldn’t be possible without the quality that Minnesota’s construction unions…
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It’s a Tough, Dusty Construction Job. She Loves It.

It’s a Tough, Dusty Construction Job. She Loves It.

Our members are Minnesota’s every day heroes. While they may not always get the recognition they deserve, trade union members are laying a quality foundation for the state. Take Marissa Goodsky, a third-year apprentice cement mason who was recently profiled by the New York Times. Read some of her story below: What do you do…
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This customizable hut could be yours if the price is right!

This customizable hut could be yours if the price is right!

We called it a warming house. But what would you use it for? A backyard playhouse? A gardening shed? A cabin compliment? A fish house? For the right price, you can turn this brand new, only-used-twice wooden hut-on-a-trailer however you’d like. You just have to make the winning bid. Click here to bid via eBay….
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Craft For Craft: union cheers and careers events

What We’re setting up shop at taprooms across the state (and picking up the first round!) to connect experienced building and construction tradesmen and women with potential new recruits. In a modified career fair-type event, people curious about the construction industry or union membership and benefits can chat one on one with workers from 14…
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