Anyone who has ever missed a meal knows negative effects of hunger, but did you know that 1 in 10 Minnesotans is at risk of missing a meal every day? You can help. On May 13, 2017, UFCW Local 1189 is partnering with our local letter carriers and Second Harvest Heartland for this year's Stamp Out Hunger food drive. UFCW local Unions nationwide are participating in one of the country's most monumental and collaborative food drives. "Our Local Union will be coordinating at two sites - Cub Foods in Oakdale and Cub Foods in Cottage Grove.
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On May 13, 2017, Second Harvest Heartland will be partnering with the Letter Carriers and Cub Foods to orchestrate the nation's largest, single-day food drive: Stamp Out Hunger. Our Union, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) is a sponsor nationally, and our Local Union 1189 is a sponsor in Minnesota.
We need members, friends, families, and allies to call Governor Dayton's office and tell him to veto HF 600/ SF 580 if it lands on his desk.
The bill is anti-worker and anti-family. It will take away local control from cities, and take away Paid Sicks Days away from workers in Saint Paul.
Over 150,000 workers would be affected by the take away. The Minnesota Grocers Association are leading the charge to deny grocery workers paid sick days in Saint Paul, Minneapolis, and other cities.