The Union is pleased to report that negotiations with the ARGA employers (Miner's Super One and Mount Royal) have made significant progress today. The Union would like to thank all of the community supporters that contacted their local grocery store and expressed their support for the workers. We expect a final offer from the employers on Wednesday April 24th that will address the Union's concerns.
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A ratification vote on the tentative agreements reached with Cub Foods (UNFI), Festival Foods/Knowlan's Meat, Jerry's Enterprises (Cub Foods, Jerry's Foods, County Market), Kowalski's and Lunds & Byerly's will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Members may vote in any of their employer's store locations or at the Local 1189 Union Hall. Click here to view specific times and locations. To view tentative agreement details for each employer, please click on the links below:
Members may vote in ANY of their Employer’s store locations (times listed below or at the Union Hall (all day 7:30am - 7pm). Ratification Meetings will be held at the Union Hall South St. Paul at 8:00 am and 5:30 pm. In-Store voting times are listed below:
Members working in St. Paul area Grocery stores (Cub, Jerry's, County Market, Lunds&Byerlys, Kowalski's, Festival, Knowlan's Meat dept.), reached a tentative agreement with their employers late this evening, April 12, 2019.
A fair and equitable tentative agreement has been reached with Lake View Clinic. There are improvements in wages, benefits and continuing education. No concessions were made. A ratification vote will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.