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A tentative agreement was reached this afternoon with Kowalski's on a new two-year agreement that includes significant wage increases, health and welfare contribution increases with no increases for member contribution, 401a contribution increases and new and improved language.  Details can be found below:

The vote on the tentative agreement reached on June 22 with Jerry's is scheduled for Wednesday, June 29, 2022.

Members can vote at any Jerry's or County Market stores in the breakroom between 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. or at the Union hall between 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  If you are not scheduled to work during the voting times, you can go to any location to vote.  Store locations are County Market Hudson or North Branch, Jerry's Foods Woodbury, Jerry's Cub Woodbury, Sunray, Roseville, or West St. Paul.

The Union and Employer reached a tentative agreement this afternoon, June 22, 2022, after members rejected the previous tentative agreement voted on May 31.  The new agreement comes with additional wage increases, converstion of vacation to PTO, Apprenticeship and Meat Training (with protections and opportunities for existing Meat employees not currently classified as journeymen), increase in Employer health and welfare contribution, and pandemic language.  View documents below for specifics.  A ratification vote will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 in the stores and at

The Union and Employer met yesterday, June 13. The Employer responded to the Union's package proposal, which can be found below. The Employer then gave the Union a counter proposal. The Employer did increase their wages slightly, but there is still a large divide between the member’s needs in wages and what the company is proposing. The Employer’s proposal also had take-aways for members, such as increasing the required hours for insurance from 18 hours to 24.