FREE! UFCW Local 1189 members and family are invited to our annual Union picnic and disc golf doubles tournament on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Oakwood Park (7851 Harkness Ave S, Cottage Grove, MN  55016). 

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Negotiations began with Prairie Community Services on September 6, 2018.  The Union's negotiating committee includes Linda Haugen, Derek Hagen, Dawn Johnson, Jenna Peasley and Union Representative Tami Denn-Bauer.  The Union and Employer exchanged and discussed contract proposals and were able to come to agreement on many language changes, which were mostly clean-up items.  Economic proposals were presented and will be discussed at our next scheduled meeting(s), which will be held on September 26 and if needed, October 19.  We will continue to update you as these negotiations progress.

This position is an OPEIU 12 Union position classification: Organizer.

The Internal Organizing Representative is an internal organizing and training position, however some external organizing may be assigned. Promotions to Union Representatives from this classification based on ability. Applicant must be available for travel and training outside of the Duluth area.

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