On Thursday, February 11, 2021, River Market workers voted to approve their first contract. The bargaining committee did a fantastic job representing their coworkers and keeping them informed of what was happening in negotiations. Local 1189 worked with the Employer to secure holiday pay, job bidding, increased starting wages, and much more. Congratulations to the committee and all Local 1189 members at River Market for standing together to reach their first contract!
Presented by UFCW Local 1189, in partnership with the Saint Paul Regional Labor Federation, 30-pound food boxes will be distributed while supplies last. This is open to everyone, not just UFCW 1189 members or Union members, but anyone in the community in need. Drive-thru distribution will be he
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Congratulations to UFCW 1189 members at Highland Chateau Nursing Home on overwhelmingly ratifying a 3% wage increase for 2021. The negotiating committee met several times over the last 5 months to negotiate a fair wage increase that they could recommend, without losing sight of the sacrifice long-term care workers are making everyday working through this pandemic.
UFCW 1189 and River Market Community Co-op have reach a tentative agreement on a first contract for workers at the store in Stillwater.
Voting will take place this Thursday, February 11 from 1-4pm in the conference room.
The bargaining committee has recommended a YES vote, to accept the Union Contract.
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Union Members at Long Prairie Packing ratified a new 5 year deal that provided an historic first year compensation increase of $1.50/ hour plus a 2% dollar for dollar match into employees 401 retirement plans. The Union and the Employer were able to work out a deal that not only provided for members immediate needs today - increased wages and improved time off benefits, it also provided for their future in the form of an employer contribution to their retirement, The new wages and benefits take effect with the first pay period in January 2021.
UFCW 1189 Members at United Pioneer Home in Luck, WI ratified a new 2-year agreement with increases in wages and shift differentials as well as improved credit for past experience language that also allow current members to go back and get qualified past experience. In addition, the new contract includes improved funeral leave language, improved life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance and a wage reopener in August 2021. Lindsy Solem will become the new union representative for UPH. Lindsy's career prior to coming on staff with Local 1189 was as a CNA, so she brings knowledg