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.
Articles by Abraham Wangnoo
UFCW Local 1189 members and Whole Foods Co-op reached a tentative agreement on Monday April 9, 2018. Negotiations started this time last year and although the 12-month process seemed lengthy and there was some heated discussion, both sides negotiated fairly and in good faith. The agreement, which is a 2-year deal, will be voted by the members on April 20, 2018 and comes with full committee recommendation. If approved and ratified, the agreement will provide improved wages, benefits, and working conditions for members as well as improvements to seniority language, more f
After our 7/5/17 meeting, the Union provided our proposal and updated to the Employer on 7/21. The Employer proofread it and responded with some changes, Union Proposals 072117.pdf which we will review with the committee at our next meeting. The Employer presented their revised proposal to the committee :
Free! Local 1189 Union members and families are invited to the annual disc golf tournament and picnic on August 9, 2017 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Oakwood Park in Cottage Grove, MN. Activities include team doubles disc golf tournament, doubles corn hole bag toss tournament, games for kids and food. Free! To sign up for disc golf or bag toss tournaments, contact Abe Wangnoo.
The Union and Employer continued bargaining on May 5, 2017. Click on the links to view the exchanged proposals between the parties. The next scheduled meeting will take place on June 7.