More Retail Employers Including Area Food Co-ops Provide Employees with Appreciation Pay

Updated 3/23/2020

Union Grocery employers are continuing to step up to the plate. Employers are acknowleging the hard work and dedication of store employees as they work to keep the food supply chain functioning.  Working closely with the public presents challenges in the best of times, but even more so today in the ever evolving COVID 19 environment.  We all can't say it enough, Thank you workers, and thank you employers for the tangible acknowedgement. Here are the lastest retail grocery bonuses: (Please support the grocers who support and recognize their workers).

The Twin Cities Co-op Partners, [The Wedge, Linden Hills, and CPW -Co-op Partner's Warehouse], Oxendale's [and Widmer's Market], are following the lead of SuperOne, Cub, Jerry's, and Kowalski's and have announced to their workers that they will be paying them an additional $2 per hour.  Oxendale's [and Widmer's] and the Wedge have agreed to pay the doubletime for overtime similar to Cub, Jerry's, & Kowalski's; Lunds & Byerlys has offered a bonus program in a different format with Full time employees to receive $500 and part-time to receive $200 to be paid April 3, and this week Festival Foods/Knowlan's Market announced its own bonus program of $500 for Full time and $200 for Part time (current employees) to be paid on April 13, 2020. Mega Holiday who operates convienience stores in Wisconsin has also agreed to pay the additional $2 per hour for its workers. Coopers has indicated that they will be implementing a program but the Union has not received the details.


Twin Cities Co-op Partners, [The Wedge, Linden Hills, and CPW -Co-op Partner's Warehouse} PDF icon tccp communication.pdf

Oxendale's and Widmer's  PDF icon oxendales.pdf

Cub Foods (Corporate UNFI) PDF icon CUBwageadjustment3172020.pdf

Jerry's Enterprises (operating as Jerry's Foods, Cub Foods, County Market in Hudson and North Branch) PDF icon jerrys hourly bonus pay.pdf

Kowalskis (Kowalski's Markets and Cub Meadowlands) PDF icon Kow.alskis Wage Adjustment 031820.pdf

Super One Foods (Duluth and Northern Minnesota areas) PDF icon super one March 15 Jim to store emploees.pdf

Lunds & Byerlys  PDF icon lunds byerlys bonus.pdf

Festival Foods/Knowlan's PDF icon Lauri Letter to Associates 3 22 2020.pdf

Mega Holiday  PDF icon mega Holiday bonus pay.pdf