Retail negotiations will begin in earnest in March of next year for the majority of Union Retail Grocery stores represented by UFCW Local 1189. We have designed a survey to gather information from you on what is important in your workplace and your thoughts and ideas regarding your collective bargaining agreement (your Union Contract). Your opinions and input are important. Take the Survey!
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Experience all the best that Lunds and Byerlys has to offer under one roof! The new White Bear Lake store will showcase many great features including a Creations Café with a wine and beer bar. Creations Café offers endless breakfast, lunch and dinner options with selections including:
Union members voted to support the recommendation of the Local 1189 Executive Board on October 17, 2018 when they overwhelmingly voted to defer the dues increase which would have otherwise been mandated to take place July 1 of this year and would require an increase of .46/week for all members. The vote authorized the local to defer the increase until June 2019 and to amend the amount of the increase to be .45 per week for Full-time and .30 per week for Part-time.
A tentative agreement was reached with Prairie Community Services on Friday, October 19. The 3-year agreement includes wage increases across the scale and progressions effective 10/1/18 and 4/1/20, increased shift vacancy incentives, education credit, and other language changes. The tentative agreement comes with full committee recommendation.
In a stunning announcement, with no notice requesting comments from the public, the Trump administration’s Department of Agriculture (USDA) has declared that it will start a new program to allow chicken plants to increase their line speeds, despite increasing evidence that this will endanger vulnerable workers, public health, and animal welfare.