March 6, 2019 - the Union Bargaining committee made up of Northern Union members working at Super One and Mount Royal stores met with the ARGA  Employers (Arrowhead Retail Grocers Alliance) to exchange proposals.  The Union's proposals were focused on increasing the equity among classifications b

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June 27, 2018 - Today the Supreme Court issued a decision designed to decrease the power of working people and their unions. UFCW Local 1189 stands with our brothers and sisters across the nation in the fight against an unjust system heavily weighted in favor of wealthy corporations.

Make no mistake. We, the unions and the hardworking men and women we represent, will not sit back and watch as our living conditions erode; only to see the profits from our hard labors line the pockets of greedy boardroom millionaires.

We will fight back.

We will not be discouraged.

"As Attorney General, I will always be a friend to working men and women and their families. Period." Keith Ellison.

"Keith is a champion for labor and workers’ rights. Whenever the UFCW called on him to help in our fight for worker justice, Keith was there, standing with us and fighting for us," President Jennifer Christensen UFCW Local 1189.

Join Local 1189 at our annual picnic and disc golf tournament on Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Everything is free!! Free disc golf tournament, free games for kids, free bean bag toss, free raffles and prizes and free food! Family members are welcome! Picnic will be held at Oakwood Park in Cottage Grove (7851 Harkness Ave S; Cottage Grove, MN 55016). Please contact Abe Wangnoo for more information or to RSVP for the disc golf tournament.