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Gerald Erickson’s 70 Years of Building a Stronger Minnesota

Gerald Erickson’s 70 Years of Building a Stronger Minnesota

The members of Minnesota’s trade unions are a diverse group, but one cornerstone that unites them is commitment – to their craft, quality, families and community. Even so, some members take commitment to a whole new level, and that’s certainly the case for Gerald Erickson, who’s celebrating 70 years in the International Union of Operating…
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Alexa Goodsky: Taking Minnesota to New Heights

Alexa Goodsky: Taking Minnesota to New Heights

Virginia, Minnesota is taking things to the next level. Thanks to a construction project that just wrapped up, the state’s tallest bridge is now just outside city limits on Highway 53’s route to Eveleth. That’s something to be proud of, and it was certainly no small feat. It took hundreds of union construction workers to…
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T3: First of Its Kind and Union-Made

T3: First of Its Kind and Union-Made

Minneapolis’ North Loop has a new resident, and it’s unlike any other building in the neighborhood. In fact, it’s unlike any other building in the country. That’s because the new T3 building (which stands for timber, transit and technology) is the largest mass timber building in the United States. It’s piquing the interest of those…
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Veterans and MN Unions Go Hand-In-Glove

Veterans and MN Unions Go Hand-In-Glove

Veterans and unions share many of the same values – commitment, dedication, quality, service. It’s no surprise that so many veterans find their next step in trade unions. And in Minnesota, this is truer than in any other state in the United States. We can take pride in knowing we have the highest concentration of…
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