In this photo taken Feb. 26, 2013, Eliot Seide, executive director for AFSCME Council 5 speaks to those gathered at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. As economic changes batter organ

 

              In this photo taken Feb. 26, 2013, Eliot Seide, executive director for AFSCME Council 5 speaks to those gathered at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. As economic changes batter organ
In this photo taken Feb. 26, 2013, Eliot Seide, executive director for AFSCME Council 5 speaks to those gathered at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. As economic changes batter organized labor nationwide, eroding its membership and political power, Minnesota has emerged as one of the few places where unions are faring well. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe)