St. Paul Retail Negotiation Update

St. Paul Retail bargaining committees met today for a half-day joint session.  The Employers presented a general response to the Union's proposal and followed up with a presentation on the average costs of health insurance nationwide.  Members from Lunds & Byerly's, Supervalu stores, and Knowlan's Festival met with their individual employers in the afternoon to discuss individual concerns, issues and proposals with the representatives from their companies.  Negotiations are scheduled to resume tomorrow, March 24, 2016; Kowalski's and Jerry's will meet individually before the scheduled joint session.