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.

Construction unions build safeguards against opioids

It’s no surprise that from higher wages to better benefits, unions provide a better quality of life to their members. But one benefit of a union membership that you may not expect is a safeguard in the battle against opioids. Opioid addiction has become a full-fledged epidemic in the United States, where despite representing less…
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Empowered women empower women: Let’s be the change that makes our trades thrive

Empowered women empower women: Let’s be the change that makes our trades thrive

  “Are you going to cry or are you going to do something about it?” Motivation comes from odd places. For Jennifer Gaspersich, a catalytic moment for her was a tough day on a job site. But, her strong will and perseverance, coupled with some real talk from a colleague, motivated her to dig in…
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Minnesota’s construction unions go prime time

Minnesota’s construction unions go prime time

The hard-working men and women of labor, who build the roads, bridges, schools, hospitals, and office buildings that Minnesotans rely on every day, might be the last to brag about their good work. Not to mention the broader impact their middle class union salaries do for our economy, or the benefits that come from the…
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We Want to Take You to the Big Game

We Want to Take You to the Big Game

Is This Real? Yep. We’ve got two tickets to the Big Game on February 4th, and we want two lucky Minnesotans to experience the stadium we built for you. Who Can Enter? Nearly anyone 18 or older who lives in Minnesota. (Not a Minnesotan but a member of our Elevate Minnesota unions? Yea, you can…
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