“Through our partnership with Minnesota Medical Solutions, we’ve shown that cannabis production can be good for the planet, the people who work throughout the industry and patients. 

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Get the most from your UFCW membership! In addition to your contract, we’ve also negotiated benefits for you like cheaper movie tickets and low-cost cell phone plans. Visit UFCW.org/value.   You work hard – so we want to make sure you get the most out of your UFCW membership. To learn more about extra value on vacations and rental cars visit UFCW.org/value.  You’ve already earned it! On top of the great benefits negotiated in your contract, UFCW members can also save on tickets to movies & theme parks.

Up to 2 positions assigned out of the Duluth Office.  This position is an OPEIU 12 Union position classification: Organizer.


Experience in Collective Bargaining, Grievance Handling, Organizing, & Political Action and a willingness to work hard for the membership of Local 1189. Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and social media) and problem solving ability is required.

Attention Southern Division Members:  You Can Make a Difference!  Local 1189 currently has an opening on its Executive Board.  If you work in a Southern Division location (worksites located in St. Paul and surrounding areas, southern Minnesota and West Central Wisconsin) and are interested in serving as an Executive Board Member, please submit your letter of interest, including your Union experience with Local 1189 and a brief statement on why you would like to be considered to President Jennifer Christensen:

From minnpost.com, 2/8/17:  Last Thursday, Feb. 2, a basement hearing room of the State Office Building was packed. The overflow room was overflowing, so a third room had to be opened (and was soon filled too). Starting at 4:09 p.m. the hearing ran till almost 9 p.m. as one testifier after another weighed in on House File 600, an innocuous-sounding restriction on local government authority.  What was this new proposal? And why the passion?