Local 1189 will be holding quarterly General Membership Meetings at the Union Hall in South St. Paul and at the Duluth Labor Temple at 4:00 pm on the third Wednesdays in the months of February, May, August, and November.  Northern and Southern General Membership Meetings will be held simultaneously on February 19, May 20, August 19, and November 18.

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Local 1189 will be holding informational meetings at our South St. Paul office on March 18, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. for participating members in the UFCW 1189 and St. Paul Employers Defined Contribution Plan.  This is an opportunity for members to come and talk to the Plan professionals from Wilson-McShane and Milliman.  Snacks and refreshments will be provided.  Please RSVP to Local 1189 at 651-451-6240 with the meeting time you will be attending so we can plan accordingly.

In October 2019, Local 1189 filed a class action grievance against Jerry's Enterprises over Instacart employees performing our bargaining unit work in the stores.   Specifically, Instacart employees were being assigned a designated check-out lane wherein they were scanning Instacart customer purchases.  The Union and Employer have reached settlement in this grievance, which we believe satisfactorily resolves these issues.  PDF icon