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DFL Party Campaign Staff Ratifies Collective Bargaining Agreement


Agreement reached between DFL Party & IBEW Local 292

After several days of contract negotiations, members of the DFL Party Coordinated Campaign voted to ratify a collective bargaining agreement between the DFL Party and  IBEW Local 292, the union which will now be representing Party campaign staff.

Ken Martin, Chairman of the Minnesota DFL Party, released the following statement:

“One of the most sacred values of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party is our strong support for the rights of working people to join a union and bargain for better wages and working conditions. That’s why I’m extremely proud that our party has reached an agreement with our campaign staff and IBEW Local 292. The DFL Party will always respect the dignity of work, stand with our partners in organized labor, and support workers who unite to improve their working conditions.”

Jennifer Mudge, the Assistant Business Manager of IBEW Local 292, released the following statement:

“IBEW Local 292 is very excited to have the DFL as part of our Union family. Together, both sides of the negotiating table had a collective interest in providing the highest working standards for these dedicated employees. We are looking forward to a mutually beneficial relationship for all.”

Emily Polston, a Regional Field Director with the DFL Party and member of the bargaining unit, released the following statement:

“The campaign team worked incredibly hard to build a contract that seeks to make campaigns sustainable for workers. I am incredibly proud of the thought and genuine care that each member of our team put into getting the CBA off the ground. Working with IBEW has been such an incredible experience and I look forward to the future relationship between the DFL and IBEW.”