Below you will find links to articles showing Cortney working for you and for a better Wright County.

5/17/16 This morning the United States Supreme Court refused to grant cert in Greene vs. Dayton, the latest defeat for anti-union organizations trying to undermine the right of home care workers in Minnesota to continue their democratically elected Union.

5.17.16 Court Ruling

http://www.seiuhealthcaremn.org/2016/05/17/minnesota-home-care-workers-praise-dismissal-of-latest-anti-union-lawsuit/

 

Workers Memorial Day 2016- all laborers deserve safety and dignity on the job. Safe work places promote healthy and strong communities.

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“The industry deserves more value,” Cortney Phillips, a home care worker from Annandale, said. “Our union is ready to provide that. And joining the union is completely voluntary.”  https://advocate.stpaulunions.org/2015/10/21/home-care-workers-clients-not-backing-down-from-anti-union-groups-legal-challenge/

 

Cortney is already familiar with the state legislative process and has been working for a few years now across party lines working for transparency for our district and trying to to improve things for everyone.

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Home care union leaders — both workers and clients — working with state staff to design a matching registry for Minnesota, so that home care clients can better find workers and workers can better find clients. This group, called the State-Provider Cooperation Committee, and its charge to work on shaping a registry, were won in our first home care union contract.

Cortney on the State-Provider Cooperation Committee