UFCW members and their families can now earn an accredited degree online through Eastern Gateway Community College (EGCC) with no out-of-pocket costs for tuition or books. Click on the links below for more information:
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After our 7/5/17 meeting, the Union provided our proposal and updated to the Employer on 7/21. The Employer proofread it and responded with some changes, Union Proposals 072117.pdf which we will review with the committee at our next meeting. The Employer presented their revised proposal to the committee :
Grievances filed regarding the PTO cash outs with Golden Living have been settled for members at both Linden and Lynnhurst facilities for 75% of the total PTO accruals. Payouts will be made to members by October 1, 2017, with applicable tax deductions. Local 1189 will update members of this process and how payments will be received. In addition, Local 1189 is in the process of preparing proposals with Monarch for collective bargaining and members will be updated as this process moves forward.
On July 27, 2017, Gordy's Market announced its intent to sell the Eau Claire West store, among other stores, to Skogen's Festival Foods. A closing date is set for September. Local 1189 mailed correspondence to all bargaining unit members on July 28 explaining the sale and included a copy of correspondence from Skogen's attorney in order to keep our members informed. Secretary-Treasurer Jim Gleb will be visiting the work location during numerous shift times this month to discuss this situation and next steps in the process.
After an extensive months-long remodel, the Cub Foods in Cottage Grove is celebrating their grand reopening this week. The remodel included an expanded deli department, new kitchen store, larger produce department, new pharmacy with drive-through service, and a seating area. A ribbon cutting ceremony took place this morning with the employees who are members of UFCW Local 1189, Cottage Grove community leaders and members as well as Cub and Super Valu corporate representatives.