ST. PAUL – A video produced by the Labor Education Service outlines the many public services being affected by the state government shutdown.

Filmed at the vigil held at the state Capitol in the hours leading up to the shutdown, the video features the voices of workers who provide services to the state, from pollution control and adoption services to programs for autistic children and unemployed workers.

Originally published at Workday Minnesota 




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Workday Minnesota is a project of the Labor Education Service at the University of Minnesota. Workday began publishing in the summer of 2000 with support from Minnesota's labor community. It was the first on-line labor news publication in the United States. Since then Workday has won many awards and has grown to be a trusted source for news about workers, the economy, worker organizations and our communities. Workday strives to present an accurate and factual account of news, events and issues through a lens focused on the interests, perspective and well-being of Minnesota's working people. Workday staff believe an open and vigorous public debate around issues and ideas is central to a vibrant democracy and quality of life. Workday is a member of the International Labor Communications Association and a partner in the Twin Cities Media Alliance.