LOCAL 9460 ~ the Northland's healthcare workers union


Recent News

Our union siblings on the Iron Range need our solidarity! The United Steelworkers have been locked in tough contract negotiations with U.S. Steel. The workers have decided to organize a rally on Oct. 8 in Virginia, MN starting at the far east end of Chestnut Street E (near the intersection with the Mesaba Trail). Join us in showing U.S. Steel that the Northland stands behind the workers! Mark your calendar and help us spread the word about this event!

Local 9460 is going to be doing a new steward training on November 2. If you're interested in becoming a union steward, email us at [email protected]. It will be a day long training that we'll request that you get off of work for, and then compensate your wages.

The United Steelworkers Local 9460 stands in solidarity with the Minnesota Nurses Association. The MNA will be on strike this Monday through Wednesday, with pickets up from 7am to 7pm each day. If management tries to get you to do any MNA work during the strike, call us right away!

This week the union reached a tentative agreement in its negotiations with Essentia Health for our contracts that cover the Ely, Hibbing, Spooner, Hayward and Ashland Clinics. Watch your mailbox for a mailing that will list when the ratification votes will be at each site, along with a copy of the Tentative Agreement that we will be voted on.