Just after 7:30PM, our Super Valu bargaining committee reached a tentative agreement with their employer. This agreement covers the Corporate Cub stores and SV owned Rainbow banner stores. This agreement is the same as the rest of the industry which reached agreement earlier this week. Voting for Corporate Cub Stores will take place on Thursday October 9. The Employer's offer comes with full committee recommendation to VOTE YES! Voting will be held all day at the Union hall and an hour in each store breakroom (schedule to be posted).
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!
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Lakeshore reached tentative agreement with UFCW Local 1189 on its wage reopener today. After a very jovial negotiating session, the parties came away with a 1.25% increase for all workers, on and off scale, a $0.60-$0.70 increase to the start rate for all categories, and a $0.05 longevity increase per hour worked for all employees who have worked there ten years or more. The committee recommends a yes vote. Voting will take place within the next two weeks. Congratulations to both parties!
After months of negotiations with the ARGA employers, the contract was ratified by the members on September 30, 2014 by a 3:1 margin in both the meat and grocery contracts!
Unanimous Committee Recommendation! After almost 8 months of bargaining and a marathon 14 hour session, our retail committee has reached a tentative agreement with Lunds/Byerly’s, Jerrys Cub and County Markets, Kowalskis Cub and Kowalski’s Markets and Festival Foods/Knowlans meat depts.
Just before midnight on September 29, 2014 the Union and the following employers: Lunds/Byerly’s, Jerry's Enterprises (Jerry’s Cub and County Markets), Knowlan's Festival, and Kowalski's (Kowalski’s Markets and Kowalski’s Cub) reached a tentative agreement on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. Noticeably absent was Corporate Cub, who left bargaining mid-day.
Three informational meetings have been scheduled for Thursday, October 2 at 8:00am, 2:00pm, & 6::00pm at the UFCW 1189 Union Hall in South St. Paul.