Please join us in welcoming Stacy Spexet to the Local Union Staff. Stacy brings her enthusiam and many years of experience to our Duluth Office. Stacy summarized her Union history, "I have been a health care worker since 1997 working as a Clinical Assistant for what is now Essentia Health. I had an opportunity to be involved in organizing our clinic in 1999 and with encouragement of a fellow coworker that saw potential I became more and more active. I have been a steward, board member and negotiated numerous contracts before becoming a member of UFCW 1189."
UFCW members at S.B. Foot Tanning Company in Red Wing are scheduled to begin negotiating a new Agreement on March 1 of this year. The members at the plant (formerly Local 335) voted to merge with UFCW Local 1189, increasing the size of their local union many times over and increasing their bargaining power at the table. A Union meeting will be held on February 26 from 2:30 - 3:30 at the Red Wing Labor Hall.
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Nurses ratified new wage rates for RN and LPNs working at Good Samaritan's Austin facility. The Agreement increased the hiring and experience wage grid and provided the majority of nurses (those hired before 12/1/2017) with $ .65/hour increases. Nurses still in their first year of service with the company would receive increases equal to the new wage grid.
During the ribbon cutting ceremony held on December 6, 2018, UFCW 1189 members who are department heads at the Cub Midway store were recognized for their efforts and team work in the months-long remodel of their store. The store now includes the popular popcorn shop, burrito bar, new bulk foods department and a hot foods bar. Grand reopening events were held over the past weekend, but Local 1189 members are excited to show off everything their new store has to offer. Stop in and see it!
Sunday December 2nd from 12PM - 2PM
Join us for cookie decorating, prizes, games, refreshments & more!
Free photos with Santa!!
Join us at the South St. Paul Union Hall (266 Hardman Ave N., South St. Paul, MN 55075)
Retail negotiations will begin in earnest in March of next year for the majority of Union Retail Grocery stores represented by UFCW Local 1189. We have designed a survey to gather information from you on what is important in your workplace and your thoughts and ideas regarding your collective bargaining agreement (your Union Contract). Your opinions and input are important. Take the Survey!