Local 1189 members working in St. Paul area grocery stores selected representatives from their stores to serve on the respective bargaining committees for this spring's negotiations. Members were able to self nominate, or nominate a coworker in person, on-line, or through mail in survey process.

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With a 67:1 vote, workers at Whole Foods Co-op in Duluth overwhelmingly voted in favor of the proposed settlement and ratified their first Union contract. Good things sometimes take time and this contract was no exception.  The Union committee and the employer took the time necessary to make sure that they built an agreement that worked for everybody. The Union committee did an awesome job making sure that their co-workers stayed informed throughout the year long process and ensured that the voices of all were heard at the bargaining table.

The Cub Foods in Inver Grove Heights is the latest store to go through a remodel with new and improved features, including Cub's newest addition of its always fresh popcorn bar.  The store is celebrating this grand reopening with give aways, drawings and free samples through April 25.  This is the third Cub Foods store represented by Local 1189 to be remodeled in the past year.  Local 1189 members are enthusiastic about their remodeled workplace and all it has to offer!  Stop in and see it!!