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Isaac Kaufman, General Counsel for LELS Presents Case to the MN Supreme Court

Case Name: City of Richfield v. Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc.
Case Number: A17-1275
10/9/2018

http://www.mncourts.gov/SupremeCourt/OralArgumentWebcasts/ArgumentDetail.aspx?vid=1235

2019 Conference Dates

2019 Legislative Conference:  February 8-9, 2019

2019 LELS Annual Membership Meeting:  June 7-10, 2019

LELS Endorsement Policy

LELS Endorsement Policy for LELS Locals that would like to endorse a candidate:  POLITICAL ENDORSEMENT POLICY

St. Paul Police Federation, Minnesota Emerald Society, & IPA US Section Region 47 MN-ND-SD presents… Shades of Ireland

St. Paul Police Federation, Minnesota Emerald Society, & IPA US Section Region 47 MN-ND-SD presents… Shades of Ireland

April 17 – 26, 2019

Ireland IPA

 

Information for Corrections Officers

LELS is Minnesota’s largest labor union specializing only in the representation of Law Enforcement Personnel.
Dues stay in Minnesota, working for you! LELS is NOT affiliated with a national organization.

We Represent:

  • 4752 Licensed Peace Officers
  • 1339 Non-Licensed Corrections and 911 Dispatchers
  • 367 union locals across the state of Minnesota

What We Offer That You Can’t Get Anywhere Else:

  • Legal Defense Fund (LDF) which provides legal representation in criminal and civil matters which arise in the course and scope of your employment.
  • Membership with the Minnesota Police & Peace Officers Association (MPPOA) which looks out for the interests of our members by lobbying and advocating for members’ economic, social and professional advancement at the state legislature and in Washington D.C.
  • Local in-house staff attorneys, business agents and support staff that focus exclusively on your behalf.

Accomplishments Past & Future

  1. View the settlements we reached
  2. View the contracts we negotiated
  3. Continue to propose changes to the Corrections Officer Bill of Rights. 

Membership Comes with Responsibility

  1. Ask questions.
  2. Spread the word.
  3. Vote

Star tribune Article – Arbitrator rules Hennepin County must back pay $300,000 for ranking deputies

Hennepin County administrators withheld critical salary information during a contract arbitration with a group of ranking sheriff deputies, a move that will now cost the county more than $300,000, an arbitrator ruled.  For more information click Hennepin County Arbitration – News Story