Posts Tagged ‘Minneapolis’

May
2016
10

Minneapolis Poised to Break New Ground with Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

Minneapolis Poised to Break New Ground with Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
  The City of Minneapolis is poised to become the state’s first municipality to require paid sick leave for workers.  The Minneapolis City Council released details of the ordinance and announced a series of meetings and hearings that will end with a May 27th vote.  Credit for the progress of the ordinance has been given [&hellip...
Mar
2016
4

Minneapolis Again the Beneficiary of Massive Union Pension Investment in Affordable Housing

Minneapolis Again the Beneficiary of Massive Union Pension Investment in Affordable Housing
  The AFL-CIO’s Housing Investment Trust (HIT) has announced a $29.8 million union pension fund investment in the renovation of the Seward Towers East and West in Minneapolis.  The 21-story towers reside in one of the city’s older neighborhoods and were built in 1968 and 1970, respectively.  In total, 640 multi-family units will be...
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Apr
2014
2

Union Investment Bringing Hundreds of Jobs, Affordable Housing to Minneapolis

Union Investment Bringing Hundreds of Jobs, Affordable Housing to Minneapolis
  The AFL-CIO’s Housing Investment Trust (HIT) has announced that it will provide $33 million in pension capital to fund the construction of Five 15 on the Park, a 259-unit apartment complex.  Of those units, nearly half will be ‘affordable housing’ with the remainder being rented at market rate.   Five 15 on the Park...