Tomorrow, April 20, 2017, the Minnesota Senate will vote on legislation that would steal paid sick days from 150,000 working Minnesotans. This so-called “preemption” bill would take away the ability of city councils across Minnesota to make decisions for our communities; decisions like raising the minimum wage or a paid family leave program. Your Senator needs to hear from you now!
On April 20, 2017 the UFCW Union committee and negotiating team met with the company for the first scheduled bargaining meeting. The first set of meetings started off with a round of introductions before each party explained their proposal. The Union proposal, which was derived from a combination of best practices, WFC surveys and results from listening sessions was presented item by item to the company.
Where you work
Your worksite page on UFCW1189.org has everything you need to know about your union membership.
2017 Saint Paul DFL Endorsement Process:
· All endorsement events (caucuses or conventions) will be held on the weekend, because that’s when we heard people were available.
· Caucuses and Ward Conventions will be held at the same event, so you don’t need to block off two days for this part– just one!
Your state Representative is debating the GOP Health and Human Services (HHS) budget bill right now: a bill that proposes to cut $540 million from our public health care programs. We need to stop it – it’s one way we can resist.
UFCW Local 1189 and Miner's Super One signed an agreement regarding their pending purchase of Cub Foods Grand Rapids. The store will continue to operate as a Union UFCW Local 1189 grocery store.
Details of the Agreement can be found here: Transition Agreement (Cub Grand Rapids and Miner's Inc) 3.14.17.pdf
With less than eight weeks remaining in the 2017 Legislative Session, I wanted to reach out to you all again to be sure you have access to all of the latest information about Governor Dayton’s budget proposal and public works bill. Links to all of our updated fact sheets about the budget and bonding proposals are included below, and reflect both the revised February Budget Forecast and the Governor’s supplemental budget recommendations.